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Postoperative Care and Follow-Up of the Patient with Glaucoma Drainage Devices

  • Sushmita Kaushik
  • Gunjan Joshi
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Abstract

Glaucoma drainage devices (GDDs) channel the aqueous from the anterior chamber of the eye through a tube to an equatorial plate. GDDs have become the primary surgery of choice in refractory glaucomas like post-penetrating keratoplasty glaucoma, glaucoma following retinal surgery, neovascular glaucoma, and irido-corneal endothelial syndrome and in patients with scarred conjunctiva. They are frequently used in cases with failed trabeculectomy surgery also.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sushmita Kaushik
    • 1
  • Gunjan Joshi
    • 1
  1. 1.Advanced Eye CenterPGIMERChandigarhIndia

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