Glaucoma Drainage Devices

A Practical Illustrated Guide

  • Monica Gandhi
  • Shibal Bhartiya

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Shibal Bhartiya, Parul Ichhpujani, Monica Gandhi
    Pages 1-6
  3. Julie Pegu, Amit Purang, Monica Gandhi
    Pages 7-12
  4. Bhumika Sharma, Monica Gandhi, Usha Yadava
    Pages 13-17
  5. Shibal Bhartiya, Monica Gandhi
    Pages 33-38
  6. Gowri J. Murthy, Praveen R. Murthy, Shaifali Chahar
    Pages 39-46
  7. Gurjeet Jutley, Laura Crawley
    Pages 47-56
  8. Parth R. Shah, Ashish Agar, Colin I. Clement
    Pages 57-66
  9. Suresh Kumar, Sahil Thakur
    Pages 67-72
  10. Sirisha Senthil
    Pages 73-77
  11. Sagarika Patyal, Santosh Kumar, Suneeta Dubey
    Pages 79-83
  12. Suneeta Dubey, Nidhi Gupta, Madhu Bhoot, Shalini Singh
    Pages 93-99
  13. Oscar Daniel Albis-Donado, Alejandra Hernandez-Oteyza
    Pages 101-107
  14. Kleyton Barella, Vital Paulino Costa
    Pages 109-116
  15. Bhumika Sharma, Monica Gandhi, Suneeta Dubey, Usha Yadava
    Pages 117-125
  16. Nadia Ríos-Acosta, Sonia Corredor-Casas
    Pages 135-141
  17. Maneesh Singh, Arijit Mitra
    Pages 143-148
  18. Bernardo de Padua Soares Bezerra, Syril Dorairaj, Fabio Nishimura Kanadani
    Pages 149-154
  19. Monica Gandhi, Anupma Lal, Shibal Bhartiya
    Pages 155-162
  20. Reena Choudhry, Isha Vatsal, Foram Desai
    Pages 163-173

About this book


This book offers a comprehensive guide to the use of glaucoma drainage devices (GDDs) in various clinical settings, and covers aspects ranging from the basics to managing complications. The aim of this work is to provide readers with a practical go-to desktop book to assist in and enhance their surgical competence with glaucoma drainage devices.

Starting with the history of GDDs, it addresses various devices, their models and modifications, and highlights their advantages and disadvantages through numerous illustrations. The indications for the drainage devices are discussed in detail, using patient cases with photographs. The book describes the techniques for all devices in detail, which are explained further in accompanying videos.

After covering the basic techniques, the book provides extensive notes on modifications that may be required in various case presentations such as congenital glaucoma, post-penetrating keratoplasty with extensive peripheral synechiae, and procedure through pars plans etc. Complications and their management are subsequently addressed.

The book is an essential guide to help surgeons match patients to the most suitable device, and to support patients from preparation through post-operative care. Primarily intended for glaucoma surgeons, it offers a valuable resource for fellows in training, and all who have an interest in glaucoma surgery.


Surgical techniques for Ahmed glaucoma valve Surgical techniques for Bearveldt glaucoma devices Glaucoma drainage devices and vitrectomy Glaucoma drainage devices in pediatric glaucoma Complications associated with glaucoma drainage devices

Editors and affiliations

  • Monica Gandhi
    • 1
  • Shibal Bhartiya
    • 2
  1. 1.Dr. Shroff’s Charity Eye HospitalNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Fortis Memorial Research InstituteGurgaonIndia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-981-13-5772-5
  • Online ISBN 978-981-13-5773-2
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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