Ahmed Glaucoma Valve Implantation


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This video shows how to anchor the tube to the sclera via a stay suture.


  • Sclera
  • phaco incisions
  • closure
  • scleral flap
  • conjunctiva
  • stay suture
  • preventing tube migration
  • preventing tube erosion
  • post-operative
  • Ahmed valve

Conflict of Interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.


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About this video

Soosan Jacob
First online
12 June 2019
Online ISBN
Springer, Cham
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© The Author(s) 2019