TITLE

Inadvertent filtering bleb following sutureless cataract surgery

AUTHOR(S)
Jain, Sunil S.
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Ophthalmology;Sep2005, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p196
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
The case history of a sixty-two-year-old lady, who presented with a bleb in the upper part of her left eye following cataract surgery was studied. The patient had no prior history of any glaucoma surgery. Gonioscopy revealed fishmouthing of the internal aspect of the scleral tunnel incision. The diagnosis of post-cataract filtering bleb was made which was managed by resuturing the wound. This case highlights the use of gonioscopy to visualise and evaluate the internal wound and discusses intraoperative recognition of internal leak and its management with horizontal sutures.
ACCESSION #
18314908

 

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