Vision retention in early versus delayed glaucoma surgical intervention in patients with Boston Keratoprosthesis type 1.

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Summary of "Vision retention in early versus delayed glaucoma surgical intervention in patients with Boston Keratoprosthesis type 1."

The loss of vision following Boston Keratoprosthesis (BKPro) surgery due to glaucoma occurs at a high frequency as diagnosis and management of glaucoma after this procedure pose challenges.


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Name: PloS one
ISSN: 1932-6203
Pages: e0182190


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