Acta Scientific Ophthalmology (ISSN: 2582-3191)

Case Report Volume 5 Issue 6

UBM in Lens Particle Glaucoma After Penetrating Injury

Pablo Andrés Grigera*, Rocío Márcico and Héctor Javier Fontana

Glaucoma Department, Santa Lucía Ophthalmic Hospital, Argentina

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

Received: December 06, 2021; Published: May 10, 2022

Abstract

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 who attended at the emergency room three months after suffering a penetrating eye trauma with a wire. 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. Ultrasound biomicroscopy could be a useful complementary aid to diagnosis, surgical plan and follow-up.

Keywords: Lens-induced Glaucoma; Penetrating Injury; Eye Trauma

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Citation

Citation: Pablo Andrés Grigera., et al. “UBM in Lens Particle Glaucoma After Penetrating Injury".Acta Scientific Ophthalmology 5.6 (2022): 32-35.

Copyright

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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Acceptance rate35%
Acceptance to publication20-30 days
ISI- IF1.042
JCR- IF0.24

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