Neovascular glaucoma, certain medications linked to hyphema after trabeculectomy with MMC

Neovascular glaucoma and anticoagulant and antiplatelet medications were independently linked to an increased risk for developing hyphema after trabeculectomy with mitomycin C, according to study findings.The retrospective review included 420 patients with glaucoma who underwent trabeculectomy with MMC during a 5-year period. Researchers used logistic multivariable analysis to determine risk factors for hyphema, which was defined as the niveau formed as a result of anterior chamber bleeding.

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