Hyphema following selective laser trabeculoplasty

Douglas J. Rhee, Omar Krad, Louis R. Pasquale

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Selective laser trabeculoplasty is an effective means of lowering intraocular pressure in patients with openangle glaucoma with a low risk of complications. The authors report a case of hyphema noted 3 days after selective laser trabeculoplasty in a 77-year-old woman with primary open-angle glaucoma. Her intermittent use of oral nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications and chronic topical nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory use may have been a contributing risk factor.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)493-494
Number of pages2
JournalOphthalmic Surgery Lasers and Imaging
Issue number5
StatePublished - Sep 2009
Externally publishedYes


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