A Novel Surgical Method to Treat Chronic Ocular Hypotony


Gurelik G., Korkmaz S., Disli G., SÜL S.

OPHTHALMIC SURGERY LASERS & IMAGING RETINA, vol.50, no.3, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 50 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.3928/23258160-20190301-12
  • Title of Journal : OPHTHALMIC SURGERY LASERS & IMAGING RETINA

Abstract

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: To assess the effect of a novel surgical method for the treatment of chronic ocular hypotony (COH). The surgical method involves partially blocking the iridocorneal angle and decreasing aqueous humor outflow. A capsular tension ring (CTR) is placed in the iridocorneal angle.