Pars plana vitrectomy in the management of blood-induced glaucoma with vitreous hemorrhage.

@article{Brucker1978ParsPV,
  title={Pars plana vitrectomy in the management of blood-induced glaucoma with vitreous hemorrhage.},
  author={Alexander J. Brucker and R G Michels and William Richard Green},
  journal={Annals of ophthalmology},
  year={1978},
  volume={10 10},
  pages={1427-37}
}
Four consecutive cases are reported in which pars plana vitrectomy was used to treat eyes with blood-induced glaucoma complicating vitreous hemorrhage after cataract surgery. Vitrectomy resulted in removal of the posterior reservior of cells and cellular debris and cured the elevated intraocular pressure in 3 eyes. One eye required a second glaucoma procedure and long-term acetazolamide therapy. The excised vitreous was examined microscopically with several techniques, including use of a… CONTINUE READING

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