TITLE

Adequate scleral bed and flap thickness essential in mini glaucoma shunt implantation

AUTHOR(S)
Noecker, Robert
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;4/10/2011, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that adequate scleral bed, flap thickness, and paying attention to the angle of entry were deemed essential in mini glaucoma shunt implantation, according to Sameh Mosaed, a surgeon reportedly experienced in implanting the Ex-PRESS mini shunt from Alcon.
ACCESSION #
62545914

 

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