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

Gedde, Steven J.; Rhee, Douglas J.; Samuelson, Thomas W.; Schuman, Joel S.; Spaeth, George L.
February 2011
Ocular Surgery News;2/25/2011, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p1
Academic Journal
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.


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