A method of managing flat anterior chamber following trabeculectomy

Ophthalmic Surg. 1980 Jun;11(6):382-3.


A method of injecting an air bubble into a flat anterior chamber (iridocorneal apposition) following trabeculectomy is described. Nine of nine cases have been successfully treated. One case required a second injection of air into the anterior chamber 24 hours after the first air injection. No complications have been noted.

MeSH terms

  • Air
  • Anterior Chamber / pathology*
  • Eye Diseases / etiology
  • Eye Diseases / therapy
  • Glaucoma / surgery
  • Humans
  • Injections / methods
  • Intraocular Pressure
  • Postoperative Complications / therapy*
  • Trabecular Meshwork / surgery*