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Risk of hypotony after primary trabeculectomy with antifibrotic agents in a black west African population.

Authors
  • Singh, K
  • Byrd, S
  • Egbert, P R
  • Budenz, D
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of glaucoma
Publication Date
Apr 01, 1998
Volume
7
Issue
2
Pages
82–85
Identifiers
PMID: 9559492
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Hypotony following trabeculectomy supplemented with antifibrotic agents is a rare complication in this population. No eyes in either clinical trial developed hypotony maculopathy, suggesting that the prevalence of this condition is substantially lower in black West Africans than in whites.

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