A Novel Surgical Technique to Prevent Postoperative Ahmed Valve (TM) Tube Exposure Through Conjunctiva: Tenon Advancement and Duplication


Tamcelik N. , Sarici A. M. , Yetik H. , Ozkok A., Ozkiris A.

OPHTHALMIC SURGERY LASERS & IMAGING, vol.41, no.3, pp.370-374, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

Abstract

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: To present and evaluate a novel surgical technique to prevent exposure of the Ahmed valve implant tube (New World Medical, Rancho Cucamonga, CA) through conjunctiva in congenital glaucoma called "combined short scleral tunnel technique with Tenon advancement and duplication."