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Drug resistant glaucoma in high hyperopic young patient. Multiple surgery case report

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First Author: S.Della Maggiore ITALY

Co Author(s):    A. Mannini   P. Martinelli   A. Parmini   S. Trivella   A. Vento  

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the aa report the multiple surgical treatment of a glaucoma case complicated with anatomical malposition of ciliary bodies


Ophthalmological department Versilia hospital Lido di Camaiore


a young high hyperopic patient affected by drug resistant glaucoma in RE affered to our department. We performed in temporal order Iridotomy Cataract surgery,Cairns trabeculectomy,Posterior vitrectomy and ciliary bodies cyclophotocoagulation , Ahmed valve insertion. Preop UBM showed an inverted position of ciliary bodies, post trab UBM showed an inverted acqueous flow .


The IOP was constantly high even after last surgery; it decreased performing yag laser capsulotomy through the previous iridotomy.


Glaucoma still represents a great challenge for the surgeon, the solution sometime being found in following a non orthodoxical pathway FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE?: No

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