Posterior Synechiae

As a result of inflammation, adhesion develops between the iris and the anterior lens capsule. The pupil is partially or totally immobile, and its shape is irregular. Communication between the posterior chamber and the AC is reduced. If the block is complete, the iris is bulging forward between its root and the pupillary margin (iris bombans), pushed by the aqueous that cannot reach the angle (see Chap. 2.5).

Regarding therapy, iridectomy or synechiolysis (see Chap. 2.5) is used. If the inflammation is still present, topical corticosteroids must be used.

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