• A 35-year-old woman developed epithelialization of the anterior chamber with secondary glaucoma, following the use of a transcorneal (McCannel-type) suture to repair a traumatic iridodialysis. Clinical photographs and histologic documentation illustrate the potential for this serious complication from this surgical technique.
Abbott RL, Spencer WH. Epithelialization of the Anterior Chamber After Transcorneal (McCannel) Suture. Arch Ophthalmol. 1978;96(3):482-484. doi:10.1001/archopht.1978.03910050258013