Ex-PRESS Miniature Glaucoma Shunt in Treatment of Refractory Glaucoma

Suzana Kovačević, Samir Čanović, Ana Didović Pavičić, Marija Škara Kolega, Jadranka Katušić Bašić


Refractory glaucoma in a complicated type of glaucoma of different ethyologies with one same characteristic – intraocular pressure of great resistance to therapy. There are different methods of treatment in such glaucomas, primary surgical options. Ex-PRESS miniature glaucoma shunt implantation was our treatment of choice. In our group of patients we achieved stabile intraocular pressure values in 4 month period of time with no serious or unexpected complications.


Glaucoma, Ex-PRESS, Drainage implants, Glaucoma valve, Tube surgery

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