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Year : 2022  |  Volume : 34  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 115-117

Intracameral injection of methotrexate for treatment of epithelial ingrowth

Department of Cornea, Farabi Eye Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

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Mehran Zarei-Ghanavati
Farabi Eye Hospital, Qazvin Square, Tehran
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/JOCO.JOCO_159_21

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Purpose: To report a case of intracameral injection of methotrexate (MTX) to treat the epithelial ingrowth that occurred following glaucoma surgery. Methods: A case report of a 40-year-old male with epithelial ingrowth after implantation of Ahmed glaucoma valve. Results: The patient was treated with 11 doses of weekly intracameral MTX (400 mg/0.1 ml). Clinical evidence of recurrence was not observed after 11 months of follow-up. Discussion: Intracameral MTX can be used as an alternative for the treatment of epithelial ingrowth.

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