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Management of the Complications of Glaucoma Surgery

Management of the Complications of Glaucoma Surgery

Great info. Wish I read this before my eye surgeries. It will be great for everyone going for surgery to read. ~ Holly

Abstract

Surgical option for glaucoma is considered when other modalities are not working out to keep the intraocular pressure under control. Since the surgical procedures for glaucoma disrupt the integrity of the globe, they are known to produce various complications. Some of those complications can be vision-threatening. To minimize the morbidity, it is very important that one should know how to prevent them, recognize them and treat them. The objective of this article is to provide insight into some of those complications that will help the ophthalmologists in treating glaucoma patients in their clinical practice.

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Keywords: Blebitis, encysted bleb, leaking bleb, needling, trabeculectomy complications

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