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Indirect cyclopexy for treatment of a chronic traumatic cyclodialysis cleft with hypotony

Authors Chadha N, Lamba T, Belyea D, Merchant K

Received 14 October 2013

Accepted for publication 28 November 2013

Published 22 March 2014 Volume 2014:8 Pages 591—594

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/OPTH.S55938

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Nisha Chadha, Tania Lamba, David A Belyea, Kunal Y Merchant

Department of Ophthalmology, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA

Abstract: Cyclodialysis cleft is a rare clinical finding and therefore, reports on surgical repair techniques in the literature are limited. Additionally, hypotony can make repair technically challenging. We share a novel, simple surgical approach to management of a case of chronic traumatic cyclodialysis cleft with a successful outcome.

Keywords: surgical repair, low intraocular pressure, choroidals, shallow anterior chamber

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