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A 26-year-old female asked:

Can i have my iris sphincter sutured if i've ocular hypertension?i'm on drops, pressure is stable, optic nerve has not been damaged. i don't have glucoma

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Alan Mindlin
52 years experience
Yes but: You are at a higher risk to develop complications. You need to really consider the risk benefit ratio and you did not explain how or why this occurred. If this traumatic it may not lend itself to repair dependent on the extent of rupture. If this is for cosmetic reasons you would be far better served to wear dark or shaded glasses to hide this.
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