Reversibility of postoperative wipe-out following glaucoma filtering surgery.

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Summary of "Reversibility of postoperative wipe-out following glaucoma filtering surgery."

We report a case where a 77-year-old male undergoing left eye trabeculectomy for advanced open angle glaucoma developed postoperative wipe-out with subsequent visual recovery. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.


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Name: Clinical & experimental ophthalmology
ISSN: 1442-9071


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Pathologic processes that affect patients after a surgical procedure. They may or may not be related to the disease for which the surgery was done, and they may or may not be direct results of the surgery.

Loss of CORNEAL ENDOTHELIUM usually following intraocular surgery (e.g., cataract surgery) or due to FUCHS' ENDOTHELIAL DYSTROPHY; ANGLE-CLOSURE GLAUCOMA; IRITIS; or aging.

The period of care beginning when the patient is removed from surgery and aimed at meeting the patient's psychological and physical needs directly after surgery. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)

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