Treatment of hypotonous maculopathy after trabeculectomy with mitomycin C.

  title={Treatment of hypotonous maculopathy after trabeculectomy with mitomycin C.},
  author={Rudy M. M. A. Nuyts and Erik Louis Greve and H. Caroline Geijssen and Christine T. Langerhorst},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  volume={118 3},
We treated 34 eyes of 32 patients who developed a hypotonous maculopathy after a trabeculectomy with mitomycin C with various treatment strategies. Placement of a Megasoft Bandage Contact Lens in 24 eyes did not result in a notable increase in intraocular pressure or visual acuity. Intrableb injection of autologous blood in 22 eyes resulted in a mean +/- standard deviation (S.D.) increase in intraocular pressure from 4.3 +/- 1.8 mm Hg before injection to 8.6 +/- 4.6 mm Hg after injection. Mean… CONTINUE READING
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