Ocular hypotony after trabeculectomy with mitomycin C.

  title={Ocular hypotony after trabeculectomy with mitomycin C.},
  author={P T Zacharia and S R Deppermann and Joel S Schuman},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  volume={116 3},
Because mitomycin C reduces the resistance to aqueous outflow normally provided by postoperative subconjunctival fibrosis, we would expect to see more frequent hypotony after trabeculectomy with mitomycin C than after standard trabeculectomy. To evaluate the incidence of hypotony in trabeculectomy with intraoperative mitomycin C use, we performed a retrospective analysis on 52 eyes of 48 patients who underwent trabeculectomy with mitomycin C. Mitomycin C concentration was 0.4 mg/ml in all eyes… CONTINUE READING

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