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Use of the ex-press miniature glaucoma implant in a child with Sturge-Weber syndrome

Ufuk Elgin, Tulay Simsek, Aygen Batman
Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus 2007, 44 (4): 248-50
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A two-stage antiglaucoma operation was planned for the left eye of an 11-year-old boy with bilateral Sturge-Weber syndrome to avoid intraoperative and postoperative choroidal and retinal effusion as with previous trabeculectomy. The Ex-Press miniature glaucoma implant was placed 10 days before trabeculectomy with mitomycin C. There were no complications with either procedure.

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