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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Ophthalmic Surgery Lasers and Imaging|
|State||Published - Sep 2003|
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