Sutureless single-port transconjunctival pars plana limited vitrectomy combined with phacoemulsification for management of phacomorphic glaucoma

Tanuj Dada, Sanjeev Kumar, Ritu Gadia, Anand Aggarwal, Viney Gupta, Ramanjit Sihota
Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery 2007, 33 (6): 951-4
We describe a technique that uses a small-gauge, single-port, sutureless transconjunctival limited pars plana vitrectomy to facilitate phacoemulsification in eyes with a shallow anterior chamber and high intraocular pressure (phacomorphic glaucoma). These eyes have positive vitreous pressure, and anterior chamber formation with an ophthalmic viscosurgical device may not be possible. Surgery is difficult and prone to various intraoperative complications.

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