Intraoperative Mitomycin C for glaucoma surgery

  • Wilkins M
  • Indar A
  • Wormald R
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Abstract

Trabeculectomy is performed as a treatment for glaucoma to lower the intraocular pressure (IOP). Mitomycin C (MMC) is an antimetabolite used during the initial stages of a trabeculectomy to prevent excessive postoperative scarring and thus reduce the risk of failure.

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Wilkins, M., Indar, A., & Wormald, R. (2005). Intraoperative Mitomycin C for glaucoma surgery. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.cd002897.pub2

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