Repair of eroded glaucoma drainage devices: mid-term outcomes.

@article{Low2012RepairOE,
  title={Repair of eroded glaucoma drainage devices: mid-term outcomes.},
  author={Stephanie A W Low and Daniel Benson Rootman and David S. Rootman and Graham E. Trope},
  journal={Journal of glaucoma},
  year={2012},
  volume={21 9},
  pages={619-22}
}
PURPOSE Glaucoma drainage devices (GDD) are used in the surgical management of medically refractory glaucoma. One late serious complication is erosion and exposure of the tube, clip, or plate. In this study, we evaluated the effectiveness of oral buccal mucous membrane allografts with corneal lamellar grafts for the repair of GDD erosions. METHODS Retrospective consecutive observational case series. All patients who underwent buccal membrane transplants with corneal allografts for the repair… CONTINUE READING
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