University of Iowa Health Care

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Nonpenetrating Surgery

At age 31 this 35 year old Asian-American woman underwent nonpenetrating glaucoma surgery while visiting Japan. She had a history of normal tension glaucoma. At the time she was seen she was on three classes of medications in each eye with intraocular pressures of 10 mmHg OD and 11 mmHg OS.