Table 1

 Signs related to exfoliation syndrome

Adapted from Ritch.12
Diagnostic signs
    Exfoliative material on lens surface
Suggestive signs
    Loss of papillary ruff
    Iris sphincter region transillumination
    Pigment whorl on iris surface at sphincter
    Pigment dispersion in anterior chamber following dilation in elderly patients
    Heavy trabecular pigmentation of trabecular meshwork in the elderly
Alerting signs
    Phacodonesis in the absence of trauma in elderly patients
    Posterior lens subluxation in elderly patients
    IOP rise after pharmacological dilatation
    Marked asymmetry of IOP (>33%) in the absence of other obvious cause in the elderly