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The use of antibody to vascular endothelial growth factor to treat neovascular glaucoma yields
good anatomic results in most cases. However, this type of glaucoma can cause angle closure with
decompensation of intraocular pressure secondary to fibrovascular tissue contraction in the anterior
chamber. Our surgical technique treats the cause by removing the anterior chamber fibrous complex
after administration of antibody to vascular endothelial growth factor, thus restoring the chamber
Single-frame photograph taken from the eye surgery video showing unimanual fibrovascular tissue dissection with de Smet forceps on the surface
of the iris.
Optical coherence tomography of the anterior segment showing an open angle after anterior chamber
fibrovascular tissue dissection and injection of antibody to vascular endothelial growth factor.
Good intraocular pressure control was achieved in this patient.
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Neovascular Glaucoma Treatment With Extraction of Anterior Chamber Fibrovascular Tissue
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