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Chapter-38 Anterior Segment Lymphatics and Glaucoma Surgery

BOOK TITLE: Surgical Techniques in Ophthalmology: Glaucoma Surgery

Author
1. Singh Daljit
2. Singh Kiranjit
ISBN
9788184489583
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/11383_38
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2010
Pages
7
Author Affiliations
1. Amritsar, India, Govind Ballabh Pant Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (GIPMER), New Delhi, India, G B Pant Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, New Delhi, India, GB Pant Hospital, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India, Sri Guru Ram Das University of Health Sciences, Amritsar, Punjab, India, Govind Ballabh Pant Institute of Postgraduate, Medical Education and Research, Govind Ballabh Pant Hospital, New Delhi, India, Dr Daljit Singh Eye Hospital, 57, Joshi Colony, Amritsar-143001, India, Maulana Azad Medical College and Associated GB Pant Hospital, New Delhi, India, Dr Daljit Singh Eye Hospital, Radhaswami Road, Amritsar, India, Air Force Hospital, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India, Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab, India; Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH), London, UK, Command Hospital (SC), Pune, Maharashtra, India, Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab, e-mail: utaaldrdaljit@rediffmail.com, Command Ho
2. Dr Daljit Singh Eye Hospital, 57, Joshi Colony, Amritsar, India, Daljit Singh Eye Hospital, 57, Joshi Colony, Amritsar, India, Dr Daljit Singh Eye Hospital, Radhaswami Road, Amritsar, India, Dr Daljit Singh Eye Hospital, 57, Joshi Colony, Amritsar-143001, India
Chapter keywords
anterior segment lymphatics and glaucoma surgery, conjunctival lymphatics, glaucoma surgery, lymphatics, blebs, lympho-protective surgery

Abstract

This chapter discusses anterior segment lymphatics and glaucoma surgery. Importance of conjunctival lymphatics in glaucoma surgery, minimally invasive techniques to protect lymphatics, Singh microtrack filtration, and Singh transconjunctival transciliary filtration are described. The blebs after lympho-protective surgery and the future of glaucoma surgery are explained.

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