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Newer Devices for Aqueous Drainage

  • Reena Choudhry
  • Isha Vatsal
  • Foram Desai
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Abstract

Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide [1, 2]. Though trabeculectomy still remains the “gold standard” in glaucoma surgery, it is associated with significant morbidity such as hypotony and bleb-related complications [3–5]. With this background, there has been a constant search for alternative procedures that are less invasive and safer, have optimal IOP-lowering effect, and improve quality of life in patients with chronic glaucoma.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Reena Choudhry
    • 1
  • Isha Vatsal
    • 1
  • Foram Desai
    • 1
  1. 1.ICARE Eye Hospital and Post Graduate InstituteNoidaIndia

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