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Placing the Molteno implant in a long scleral tunnel to prevent postoperative tube exposure.

Authors
  • Ollila, Marko
  • Falck, Aura
  • Airaksinen, P Juhani
Type
Published Article
Journal
Acta ophthalmologica Scandinavica
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2005
Volume
83
Issue
3
Pages
302–305
Identifiers
PMID: 15948781
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Inserting the Molteno tube into a scleral tunnel prevents tube extrusion through the conjunctiva in eyes with Molteno implants. The technique for making the scleral tunnel is described.

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