ECP effective in glaucoma patients with prior aqueous tube shunt

Hasson, Matt; Preston, Courtney
February 2011
Ocular Surgery News;2/25/2011, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p9
Academic Journal
The article reports on a study which shows the use of endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation (ECP) in lowering intraocular pressure (IOP) and lessen medication use in uncontrolled glaucoma patients.


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