Iridectomy was performed in ten eyes for acute glaucoma associated with iris bombé. Iridectomy was successful and without complications in all cases. The fear of catastrophic hemorrhage from the iris in iris bombé does not appear to be justified. Transfixion of the iris as the initial operation seems unnecessary; iridectomy appears to be the primary procedure of choice.
Curran RE. Surgical Management of Iris Bombé. Arch Ophthalmol. 1973;90(6):464-465. doi:10.1001/archopht.1973.01000050464012