anterior synechia


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Noun1.anterior synechia - adhesion between the iris and the corneaanterior synechia - adhesion between the iris and the cornea
synechia - adhesions between the iris and the lens or cornea resulting from trauma or eye surgery or as a complication of glaucoma or cataract; can lead to blindness
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Patients with dense central corneal stromal scarring, irregular and deformed anterior chamber (AC), gross peripheral anterior synechia (PAS), uncontrolled glaucoma and gross posterior segment pathology detected by B-scan were excluded from the study.
In the failed group, AS-OCT revealed inaccurate ablation (two patients), anterior synechia (two patients), iris incarceration (two patients), and complete fibrosis (eight patients) (Figures 7(a)-7(d)).
A prolapsed vitreous, updrawn pupil, or anterior synechia was the condition that impeded the easy and safe secondary IOL implantation.
Thirteen eyes (44.8%) had peripheral anterior synechia while 5 eyes (17.3%) had vitreous in the anterior chamber, which may clarify the glaucoma mechanism (Table 1).
Slit-lamp examination revealed a paracentral scar with no signs of inflammation and peripheral anterior synechia in the right eye; the left eye has become phthisical (Figure 3) (Table 1).
(21) A synechia is an ocular condition which involves adhesion of the iris to either the cornea (anterior synechia) or to the lens (posterior synechia).

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