Evidence suggests that glaucoma drainage devices fail at a rate of approximately 10% per year. This is similar to the rate of failure for trabeculectomy. By five years after surgery…
Non-Valved Glaucoma Drainage Devices such as Molteno and Baerveldt and Valved Glaucoma Drainage Devices such as Krupin and Ahmed
For over a century it has been known that fluid build-up in the eye can result in loss of vision. It should come as no surprise, then, that the idea of shunting aqueous fluid from the anterior chamber into the space between the sclera and conjunctiva (subconjunctival space) has been around almost that long.
Earlier detection seems to be one of the key factors in whether someone is likely to go blind from glaucoma. Simply put, a person who has already lost some vision by the time of diagnosis is more likely to go blind than someone who is diagnosed with glaucoma prior to losing any vision. It’s been estimated that 50% of people with glaucoma
How EX-PRESS® Glaucoma Filtration Device Compares to Trabeculectomy, Complications Associated with the EX-PRESS® Glaucoma Filtration Device and Special Concerns with Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)