Shallow Anterior Chamber in a Postoperative Patient
Title: Shallow Anterior Chamber in a Postoperative Patient
Author: Tara Tae, MSIV
Keywords/Main Subjects: Ahmed valve; Glaucoma; Glaucoma surgery; Shallow anterior chamber; Trabeculectomy; Bleb; Choroidal detachment; Uveal effusion syndrome; Hypotony
Diagnosis: Choroidal detachment
Brief Description: This is a case presentation of a patient who presented with pain, vision loss, and shallow anterior chamber after glaucoma surgery using an Ahmed valve. A choroidal detachment was found secondary to hypotony. Hypotony and choroidal detachments are discusses as well as a review of other causes of choroidal detachment and its medical and surgical management.
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds