Combined Surgeries: Glaucoma Drainage Devices and Cataract

  • Sagarika Patyal
  • Santosh Kumar
  • Suneeta Dubey


Cataract accounts for 50–80% of the bilateral blind in India with an annual incidence of two million cases of cataract-induced blindness [1–3]. Both cataract and glaucoma commonly coexist and often need to be tackled together [4].

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Combined cataract surgery with ahmed glaucoma valve implantation (MP4 114086 kb)


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sagarika Patyal
    • 1
  • Santosh Kumar
    • 2
  • Suneeta Dubey
    • 3
  1. 1.Centre of SightNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.INHS AsviniMumbaiIndia
  3. 3.Department of OphthalmologyDr Shroff’s Charity Eye HospitalNew DelhiIndia

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