EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, vol.26, no.4, pp.307-314, 2016 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
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Glaucoma, Intraocular pressure, Primary trabeculectomy, Releasable sutures, GUARDED FILTRATION SURGERY, SCLERAL-FLAP, REMOVABLE-SUTURE, LYSIS, COMPLICATIONS, GLAUCOMA
Purpose: The use of releasable sutures provides an effective and simple way of titrating intraocular pressure (IOP) postoperatively. The purpose of this study was to compare the surgical outcome of 3 releasable suture techniques for closing scleral flaps in patients undergoing primary trabeculectomy.