Case contributed by Dr Huda B. Gharbia


Severe myopia and advanced glaucoma, with bilateral glaucoma drainage devices.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Female

There is severe elongation of both eye globes, widening anteroposterior ,  protrude posteriorly, with widening of optic discs bilaterally, tortuous optic nerves.

Also noted fluid collection surround the implanted glaucoma drainage device on the right side.

Case Discussion

Severe elongation of eye globes, with posterior protrusion, suggestive severe staphyloma associated myopia.

Ahmed glaucoma valve drainage device is implanted laterally in temporal superior quadrant for treatment glaucoma.

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Case information

rID: 67757
Published: 22nd Apr 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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