Cyclodestruction raises risk of choroidal hemorrhage, hypotony after drainage surgery

Previous cyclodestructive surgery was associated with an increased risk of suprachoroidal hemorrhage and late-onset postoperative hypotony after glaucoma drainage device surgery, a study found. Investigators retrospectively analyzed 110 patients who underwent glaucoma drainage device implantation and were followed for at least 3 months; 47 patients underwent previous cyclodestruction surgery (group 1), and 63 patients had not (group 2).

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