Endophthalmitis after compression sutures for enlarged conjunctival filtration bleb following trabeculectomy.

Ophthalmic Surgery Lasers & Imaging 40(4):432 (2009) PMID 19634754

Compression sutures are a widely used surgical procedure to treat over-filtration blebs associated with corneal dellen, bleb-related dysesthesia, and hypotony. In the current clinical case, a severe complication of compression sutures for the treatment of over-filtering conjunctival bleb following trabeculectomy is described.