University of Iowa Health Care

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Epithelial Downgrowth

This patient was referred for a glaucoma evaluation. She had a history of undergoing an intracapsular cataract extraction in 1979. In November 2004 she had a secondary anterior chamber intraocular lens placed and subsequently developed intractably elevated intraocular pressure. She was seen in this video 8 months after the anterior chamber intraocular lens was placed.