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Shallow Anterior Chamber in a Postoperative Patient

HomeGlaucoma / Surgical Therapy for Glaucoma

Title:  Shallow Anterior Chamber in a Postoperative Patient
Author:  Tara Tae, MSIV
Date:  08/13/2014
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. 
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_17634
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