What are the possible complications of glaucoma surgery for Sturge-Weber syndrome (SWS)?

Updated: Dec 26, 2018
  • Author: Masanori Takeoka, MD; Chief Editor: George I Jallo, MD  more...
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Management of secondary open-angle glaucoma in patients with SWS, using filtration surgery and seton procedures, bears an increased risk for a number of surgical complications. The most vision threatening and feared of these are expulsive choroidal hemorrhage and intraoperative massive choroidal effusion.

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