Glaucoma Drainage Implant Surgery - Dogs VS Humans

June 06, 2018

Glaucoma Drainage Implant Surgery - Dogs VS Humans

Glaucoma Drainage Implant Surgery in a Dog 

Dr. Esson’s video presentation from the AGS annual meeting, the first by veterinarian to be included & the first by a veterinarian to be featured on the interactive AAO site. In this video, Dr. Esson demonstrates the correct surgical technique for the placement of a pediatric Ahmed glaucoma valve in a dog’s eye by timing surgical intervention, priming the valve & diligent intraoperative hemostasis. Drainage valve placement is only one of many surgical & medical options to maintain vision for as along as possible in dogs affected by glaucoma.