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Long-term success with autologous blood injection for leaking trabeculectomy blebs
  1. Christiana Dinah1,
  2. Bhavan Bhachech2,
  3. Gopan Ghosh2
  1. 1Royal Free Hospital, London, UK
  2. 2Colchester General Hospital, Colchester, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Christiana Dinah, Flat 18, West Point, 3 Grenade Street, London E14 8HX, UK; cdinah{at}

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We read with great interest the article by Biswas et al on the use of compression sutures with autologous blood injection for leaking trabeculectomy blebs.1 We have used intrableb autologous blood injection at the slit lamp as initial management in early and late persistent bleb leaks. In a retrospective study in our unit, four of …

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