ocular hypotony

hypotony, ocular

Abnormally low intraocular pressure, usually less than 6 mmHg. It may result from trauma in which there is a perforating wound with loss of aqueous, concussion injury or following surgery for glaucoma. Persistent hypotony may result in visual impairment due to choroidal folds, choroidal detachment, retinal folds or retinal detachment. Syn. ocular hypotonia; ocular hypotonus. See choroidal folds; cyclodialysis.
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HPMC 2% helps to maintain AC depth and reduces incidence of complications related to shallow AC and ocular hypotony following trabeculectomy.
Rare: Corneal oedema, ocular hypotony, choroidal detachment following filtration surgery.