TITLE

Trabeculectomy, tube shunts remain relevant, despite growth of less invasive techniques

AUTHOR(S)
Gedde, Steven J.; Rhee, Douglas J.; Samuelson, Thomas W.; Schuman, Joel S.; Spaeth, George L.
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;2/25/2011, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the agreement of surgeons that trabeculectomy and tube shunts remain relevant and still preferred for advanced glaucoma. Steven J. Gedde mentions that there are still lots of surgeons who are considering the transscleral procedures as appropriate for treating glaucoma. He adds that trabeculectomy and tube shunts are still the most popular among the operations for the treatment of glaucoma because their efficacy.
ACCESSION #
86439012

 

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