Ahmed glaucoma valve implantation in uveitic glaucoma versus open-angle glaucoma patients.

@article{Rachmiel2008AhmedGV,
  title={Ahmed glaucoma valve implantation in uveitic glaucoma versus open-angle glaucoma patients.},
  author={Rony Rachmiel and Graham E. Trope and Yvonne M. Buys and John G. Flanagan and Mary L. Chipman},
  journal={Canadian journal of ophthalmology. Journal canadien d'ophtalmologie},
  year={2008},
  volume={43 4},
  pages={462-7}
}
BACKGROUND The poor long-term success rate of repeat trabeculectomies in refractory uveitic glaucoma (UG) patients has led to the use of glaucoma drainage devices (GDDs). However, the success and complication rates of GDDs in UG patients utilizing a control group with standard demographic data, design, and surgical technique have never been evaluated. METHODS Fifteen patients (15 eyes) with chronic uveitis and 53 patients (53 eyes) with uncontrolled open-angle glaucoma (OAG) who underwent… CONTINUE READING
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