How to rescue failing blebs successfully

February 1, 2005

New Orleans—Bleb needling may be a good approach for early bleb failure if medication, digital massage, and suture lysis or removal are not effective. In the case of late bleb failure, YAG laser lysis of the sclerotomy, bleb needling, and bleb revision are favored, according to glaucoma specialist Jon M. Ruderman, MD.