JAN 24, 2023
Closure of a Leaking Scleral Wound
Glaucoma, Surgical Management
Drs. Ariana Levin and Arsham Sheybani discuss the case of a patient with chronic hypotony with a leaking scleral wound from a prior surgery. An exposed scleral patch graft and previously placed nylon sutures were removed to relax tension at the wound site. A Seidel-positive leak was identified. Pathologic epithelial cells were debrided and cauterized, and the leaking sclerostomy was plugged with a new scleral patch graft.
Relevant Financial Disclosures: Dr. Arsham Sheybani discloses relevant financial relationships with Allergan (Consultant); Ivantis (Consultant); New World Medical (Consultant); Santen (Consultant). Dr. Ariana Levin discloses no relevant financial relationships.