A Case of Uveitis-Glaucoma-Hyphema Syndrome Related to a Hydrus Microstent

Tyler M. Kaplan, Arthur J. Sit

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Uveitis-Glaucoma-Hyphema (UGH) syndrome is characterized by episodes of anterior chamber inflammation, elevated intraocular pressure and hyphema. It is caused by a mechanical chafing of the iris or ciliary body typically by a malpositioned intraocular lens. We present a rare case of UGH syndrome related to the insertion of a Hydrus Microstent. Because of the increased number of microinvasive glaucoma surgeries being performed and a reduction of UGH syndrome patients related to the insertion of intraocular lenses, it is an important diagnosis to consider in patients with recurrent postoperative inflammation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)51-54
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of glaucoma
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2024


  • cataract surgery
  • glaucoma
  • hydrus microstent
  • microinvasive glaucoma surgery
  • uveitis-glaucoma-hyphema syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology


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