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    Trabeculectomy Complications

    Glaucoma Subspecialty Day 2023

    Options for each complication will be discussed during this session from Glaucoma Subspecialty Day 2023. For instance, in cases of postoperative malignant glaucoma, a combination of intensive aqueous suppression, cycloplegia, and anti-inflammatory agents is used as a first-line option. Viscoelastic agents can be used to reform the anterior chamber. In pseudophakic or aphakic patients, YAG laser can be used to perform an iridotomy, capsulotomy, and anterior hyaloidotomy. If this does not lead to resolution of malignant glaucoma or if the eye is aphakic, surgical irido-zonulohyaloido-vitrectomy is the next step.