A modification of the Ahmed valve for tight places

Mark A. Latina, Vikas Gulati

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Abstract

The availability of adequate conjunctival tissue is essential for successful implantation of glaucoma valves. This report describes a technique to place a trimmed Ahmed valve in an eye with limited subconjunctival space due to systemic disease and multiple previous surgical procedures, including a scleral buckle. Successful lowering of intraocular pressure was obtained with the technique during the follow-up period.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)396-397
Number of pages2
JournalOphthalmic Surgery Lasers and Imaging
Volume34
Issue number5
StatePublished - Sep 1 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

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