Surgical outcomes of the Ex-PRESS glaucoma filtration device in African American and white glaucoma patients Full Text
Clinical Ophthalmology, 06/22/2012
Salim S et al. – Similar surgical outcomes were observed in African American and white glaucoma patients after implantation of the Ex–PRESS glaucoma filtration device. This latest modification of glaucoma filtration surgery may be a better surgical option for African Americans given its potential advantages of no tissue removal, predictable outcomes related to consistent lumen size and controlled flow, fewer postoperative complications, and overall reduced inflammation.