Recent developments in glaucoma drainage implant surgery

Jess T. Whitson

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Refractory glaucoma remains a challenging problem for the ophthalmologist. Drainage implant surgery is a valuable and effective option for its treatment. Recent developments in implant design and surgical technique have decreased the incidence and severity of postoperative complications while increasing the efficacy of glaucoma drainage implant devices.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)43-55
Number of pages13
JournalInternational ophthalmology clinics
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 1 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology


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