The Ex-PRESS glaucoma shunt versus trabeculectomy in open-angle glaucoma: a prospective randomized study.

@article{Jong2009TheEG,
  title={The Ex-PRESS glaucoma shunt versus trabeculectomy in open-angle glaucoma: a prospective randomized study.},
  author={Leo de Jong},
  journal={Advances in therapy},
  year={2009},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={
          336-45
        }
}
INTRODUCTION The purpose of this study was to establish the efficacy and safety of the Ex-PRESS (Optonol Ltd., Neve Ilan, Israel) mini glaucoma shunt in open-angle glaucoma. METHODS This was a prospective, randomized trial. Eyes from enrolled patients were randomly assigned to either Ex-PRESS implantation under a scleral flap, or trabeculectomy. The main outcome measures were: mean intraocular pressure (IOP), postoperative medication use, visual acuity, and incidence of complications… CONTINUE READING
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