What is the role of goniosynechialysis in the treatment of acute angle-closure glaucoma (AACG)?

Updated: Jun 20, 2019
  • Author: Albert P Lin, MD; Chief Editor: Inci Irak Dersu, MD, MPH  more...
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If the patient undergoes cataract surgery and there are bands of adhesion between the iris and the trabecular meshwork, the bands may be pulled apart during surgery to restore the flow of aqueous humor through the trabecular meshwork.


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