SEP 19, 2018
Glaucoma Subspecialty Day 2017
In this presentation, Dr. Anupama Anchala discusses a case of a 40-year-old white man with history of redness, pain, and photophobia of his right eye. On initial presentation, he was found to have visual acuity of 20/60 OD and 20/50 OS, IOP of 12–13 mm Hg, and uveitis. After treatment for his uveitis, he was lost to follow-up for 6 months, whereby he returned with count-fingers vision OD, IOP in the 30s, fibrin in the anterior chamber, and 360-degree posterior synechiae OU. He exhibited many of the inherent complications of persistent intraocular inflammation: iris bombe, then requiring surgical iridectomy, followed by steroid-response glaucoma necessitating Ahmed valve implantation.