By Ahmad A. Aref, Rohit Varma

This article offers specialist guide at the innovations at present hired for the surgery of glaucomatous disorder, masking either the host of novel microinvasive units for remedy of milder levels and the subtle recommendations that improve luck premiums in sufferers with complicated sickness. The serious steps in each one strategy are sincerely defined through many fine quality illustrations and surgical movies. Pearls and pitfalls of a number of the strategies are highlighted, and priceless details is equipped on symptoms, preoperative issues, strength intra- and postoperative problems, and techniques for lowering the occurrence of such adversarial occasions. each one remedy process is addressed in a devoted stand-alone bankruptcy, making sure ease of reference for the practitioner. Readers will locate this e-book, written by means of the world over famous specialists within the box, to be a very good resource of up to date info on complicated glaucoma surgical concepts.   

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The recti muscles and their insertions are visualized with muscle hooks. The tube of the tube shunt is tied with 6-0 chromic gut that has a longer absorption time of nearly 60 days compared to the commonly used threaded polyglactin 910 (coated Vicryl, Ethicon, Blue Ash, OH). After positioning the wings of the device under the muscles, the tube is placed on the cornea and cut with bevel up to allow positioning in the peripheral anterior chamber. 5 mm posterior to the limbus in an iris-parallel angle.

Hayashi K, Hayashi H, Nakao F, et al. Effect of cataract surgery on intraocular pressure control in glaucoma patients. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2001; 27(11):1779–86. 11. Imaizumi M, Takaki Y, Yamashita H. Phacoemulsification and intraocular lens implantation for acute angle closure not treated or previously treated by laser iridotomy. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2006;32(1):85–90. 12. Chan JCI, Lai JS, Tham CC. Comparison of postoperative refractive outcome in phacotrabeculectomy and phacoemulsification with posterior chamber intraocular lens implantation.

G. malignant glaucoma) [2]. Of these, pupil block is the main S. Sc. (Hons). Ophth. A. Sc. (Hons). Ophth. R. D. Ophth. sg T. D. sg mechanism underlying PACG. Recent work has also identified iris volume, iris thickness, and choroidal expansion as factors potentially involved in PACG [3]. It is likely that the influence of these coexisting mechanistic factors, possibly coupled with physiological and dynamic factors, precipitates angle closure. Research in the past 5 years has shed new light upon the management of PACG.

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