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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Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine that is devoted to the study and treatment of eye diseases. As well as mild visual defects correctable by lenses, ophthalmology is concerned with glaucoma, uveitis and other serious conditions affecting the eye, ...

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