Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology

Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9570

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Eric Chan

Department of Ophthalmology, Shiley Eye Institute, Hamilton Glaucoma Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States

  • Case Report   
    Pseudomonas Keratitis from Phacolytic Glaucoma
    Author(s): Jingni Yu, Jianrong Liu, Xiaoli Wang, Xinguang Yang, Eric Chan, Justin Robert Nunez and Xiongfei Liu*

    Purpose: Phacolytic glaucoma is a secondary open angle glaucoma that is associated with hypermature cataract. The purpose of this study is to report a rare complication of phacolytic glaucoma. Observations: A 70-year-old female was referred to us for elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) in the left eye. On exam, her left eye vision was light perception and IOP was 56 mmHg. Anterior segment exam was significant for 3+ conjunctival injection, microcystic edema, impending bullae, stromal edema, and deep chamber with 3+ cells, iridonesis, and mature cataract. Ultrasound biomicroscopy (UBM) confirmed open angle and iridescent particles in the anterior chamber. The diagnosis was phacolytic glaucoma. Oral methazolamide was started and trabeculectomy was scheduled in 2 days. However, patient developed microbial keratitis on the day of.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2155-9570.22.13.909

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