New InstrumentsA 30 G “POSTERIOR CHAMBER MAINTAINER” FOR PREVENTION OF TRANSIENT HYPOTONY DURING SCLEROTOMY CLOSURE AT THE CONCLUSION OF 3-PORT PARS PLANA VITRECTOMYTrippiedi, Andrew W. BS*,†; Gutman, Justin MD† Author Information *Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine, Nutley, New Jersey †Retina Center of New Jersey, Bloomfield, New Jersey Reprint requests: Justin Gutman, MD, Retina Center of New Jersey, 1255 Broad Street, #104 Bloomfield, NJ 07003; e-mail: [email protected] Justin Gutman, MD holds the patent for the posterior chamber maintainer. None of the other authors have any proprietary interests or conflicts of interest related to this submission. Supplemental digital content is available for this article. Direct URL citations appear in the printed text and are provided in the HTML and PDF versions of this article on the journal's Web site (www.retinajournal.com). This submission has not previously submitted and is not being considered for publication in any other journal. Retina 43(6):p 1047-1049, June 2023. | DOI: 10.1097/IAE.0000000000003788 Buy SDC Metrics In Brief We investigated the use of a novel device, the ‘Posterior Chamber Maintainer’, during wound closure on patients undergoing repeat vitrectomies. The device was safe and effective in preventing hypotony. Without the PC Maintainer, 88% of repeat PPVs encounter transient hypotony compared with 0% when the device was used.