Ahmed glaucoma valve in various etiologies of refractory glaucoma: Surgical outcomes and success factors
Publication date: Available online 18 October 2017
Source:Journal Français d'Ophtalmologie
Author(s): M.A. Sahyoun, R.G. Farhat, J.C.B. Nehme, A.E. Jalkh, G.G. Azar
PurposeTo study the epidemiology and mid-term results of the Ahmed glaucoma valve (AGV) in various etiologies of refractory glaucoma in a Lebanese center, and to assess complications and factors that influence the surgical success rate.MethodsIn this retrospective epidemiological study, we reviewed 108 eyes with refractory glaucoma that underwent an AGV implantation in a tertiary care center in Lebanon between January 2002 and...