When your pupil sticks to your lens…

A synechia happens when the iris adheres to either the cornea or lens.  Synechiae can be caused by ocular trauma, iritis or iridocyclitis and may lead to certain types of glaucoma.  Anterior synechia causes closed angle glaucoma, which means that the iris prevents proper drainage of the aqueous.   This raises the intraocular pressure. Posterior synechia also cause… Continue Reading