International Ophthalmology

, Volume 39, Issue 1, pp 231–235 | Cite as

Bilateral Scheie’s procedure with Ophthalmic Viscoelastic Device and 5-Fluorouracil

  • Gursimrat K. BhullarEmail author
  • Simon E. Skalicky
  • Henry R. Lew
Case Report



The surgical management of glaucoma has evolved over time.

Case report

This report describes the first ever case, to our knowledge, of bilateral Scheie’s procedures performed with retention of an ophthalmic viscoelastic device and intraoperative and post-operative 5-fluorouracil injections.


These procedures have now successfully controlled the intraocular pressure in both of the patient’s eyes for more than 17 years.


Scheie’s procedure 5-Fluorouracil Ophthalmic viscoelastic device Intraocular pressure Glaucoma surgery 


Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

There is no conflict of interest for the authors.

Informed consent

Informed consent was obtained from the patient for the use of this case report. All data are de-identified.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gursimrat K. Bhullar
    • 1
    Email author
  • Simon E. Skalicky
    • 2
    • 3
  • Henry R. Lew
    • 4
  1. 1.University of SydneySydneyAustralia
  2. 2.Discipline of OphthalmologyUniversity of SydneySydneyAustralia
  3. 3.Department of SurgeryUniversity of MelbourneParkvilleAustralia
  4. 4.University of MelbourneParkvilleAustralia

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