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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


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


La Mancha Centro Hospital. Alcázar de San Juan


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.


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


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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