Eyes with uveitic glaucoma more prone to surgical failure after trabeculectomy

Surgical failures are more likely in eyes with uveitic glaucoma than in eyes with primary open-angle glaucoma after trabeculectomy with mitomycin C, according to a study. Furthermore, uveitic glaucoma eyes are more likely to require additional cataract surgery and less likely to maintain IOP reduction. The retrospective, consecutive, comparative cohort study included 101 eyes with uveitic glaucoma and 103 eyes with primary open-angle glaucoma that underwent trabeculectomy with MMC.

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