Long tube implants in the management of glaucoma
CITATION: Molteno, A. C. B., et al. 1976. Long tube implants in the management of glaucoma. South African Medical Journal, 50(27):1062-1066.
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The design, surgical insertion and results of a plastic draining implant for severe glaucoma are reported. The need for pharmacological control of bleb inflammation is stressed and the favourable long term outlook for patients with such implants is discussed.