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Complications of Glaucoma Surgery

Robert M. Feldman and Nicholas P. Bell


Glaucoma surgery is difficult and fraught with complications. Some complications are common and mild, while others are rare and/or vision threatening. However, good outcomes are still likely if those complications encountered are managed properly. This book is intended for those surgeons wishing to improve their skills and abilities to manage difficult problems that will come up during the care of glaucoma patients. Comprising seven comprehensive sections, chapters in this volume address outflow mechanisms after glaucoma surgery, wound healing processes and modulators, complications in filteri ... More

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Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780195382365
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780195382365.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robert M. Feldman, editor

Nicholas P. Bell, editor

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PART ONE Aqueous Outflow Mechanism After Glaucoma Surgery

A Trabeculectomy and Tube Shunts

B Angle and Nonpenetrating Glaucoma Surgery

PART TWO Wound Healing in Glaucoma

PART THREE Filtering Surgery Complications

A Intraoperative Complications

B Early Postoperative Complications

C Late Postoperative Complications

D Complications Common to the Early and Late Postoperative Periods

E Complications of Antifi brotic Agents

F Revision of Filtering Surgery

G Complications Specific to EX-PRESS ™ Shunts

PART FOUR Tube Shunt Complications

A. Intraoperative Complications

B. Postoper Ative Complications

PART FIVE Angle Surgery Complications

A. Complications Specifically Related To Trabeculotomy In Adults

B. complications specifically related to trabectome® surgery

C. Complications Specifically Related To Canaloplasty Surgery

PART SIX Nonpenetrating Surgery Complications

A. Complications Common To Nonpenetrating Surgeries

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