Film 98126 Scleral "Turtleplast" for Tube Erosion and Removal | ASCRS
Film 98126 Scleral "Turtleplast" for Tube Erosion and Removal
April 2024
Meeting: 2024 ASCRS Annual Meeting
Presenting Author: Mary Qiu, MD
Category: Glaucoma Surgery
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82 year old pseudophakic woman with uveitic glaucoma & Ahmed erosion. Sion goniotomy & Ahmed removal was planned. Instead of suturing the tract, the hole was plugged with a piece of dehydrated tutoplast which was attached to a larger rectangle of tutoplast covering the are of scleral thinning. Once sutured, the graft was shaped like a turtle sticking its head into the AC, with sutures for legs.

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