Acta Scientific Ophthalmology (ISSN: 2582-3191)

Case Report Volume 5 Issue 1

UBM in Lens Particle Glaucoma Due to Penetrating Injury: A Case Report

Pablo Andrés Grigera*, Rocío Márcico and Héctor Javier Fontana

Glaucoma Department, Santa Lucía Ophthalmological Hospital, Argentina

*Corresponding Author: Pablo Andrés Grigera, Glaucoma Department, Santa Lucía Ophthalmological Hospital, Argentina.

Received: November 01, 2021; Published: December 31, 2021


Lens particle glaucoma after penetrating ocular trauma is secondary to lens capsular rupture by a sharp element. The resulting glaucoma depends on the amount of lens fragments released into the anterior chamber, the inflammatory response, and the ability of the trabecular meshwork to clear the material. The purpose of this article is to report a lens particle glaucoma case of a patient with 3-months history of penetrating eye injury. Although the medical treatment for glaucoma and inflammation should be established initially in this entity, the definitive treatment is by means of the extraction of the lens and its fragments. When patients delays in attending, peripheral anterior synechiae and serious glaucomatous damage may be found. If significative goniosynechiae develop, a filtering surgery may be required. In this case, ultrasound biomicroscopy served as a complementary aid to diagnosis and surgical plan.

Keywords: Ultrasound Biomicroscopy; Lens-Induced Glaucoma; Penetrating Injury; Eye Trauma


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Citation: Pablo Andrés Grigera., et al. “UBM in Lens Particle Glaucoma Due to Penetrating Injury: A Case Report". Acta Scientific Ophthalmology 5.1 (2022): 58-61.


Copyright: © 2022 Pablo Andrés Grigera., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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