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Pupilloplasty in corectopia due to iris incarceration in tube of Ahmed valve

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First Author: E.Infantes Molina SPAIN

Co Author(s):    L. Riveira Villalobos   E. Lopez Mondejar   J. Zarco Tejada   S. Lopez Romero   A. Barrajon Rodriguez   F. Gonzalez del Valle

Abstract Details

Purpose:

To report a new technique surgery of pupilloplasty in corectopia and secondary amblyopia.

Setting:

La Mancha Centro Hospital. Alcázar de San Juan

Methods:

We present a 5 years old girl diagnosed of Sturge Weber syndrome and congenital glaucoma in the right eye who was derived from another hospital to control intraocular pressure . Presents Ahmed valve implant complicated with iris incarceration in the same eye. The exam reveals a poor visual acuity in right eye 0.1 and good perform of the left eye 1. First, through a inferior temporal paracentesis we pulled the upper section trying to release this area. Subsequently, using a bimanual technique and 23 Gauges retina forceps and scissors a pupillary enlargement is done achieving a circular centered pupil.

Results:

The surgical outcome was excellent with progressive recovery of the visual acuity in the right eye.

Conclusions:

Surgical pupilloplasty is an complementary treatment for patients with secondary ampliopia due to a severe corectopia, either congenital or acquired. FINANCIAL DISCLOUSRE: NONE

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