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CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 411-412

Is XEN-glaucoma gel microstent safe enough in phakic eyes?


Department of Ophthalmology, Haydarpasa Numune Research and Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Correspondence Address:
Oksan Alpogan
Selimiye, Tibbiye Street. Nr: 23, 34622, Uskudar, Istanbul
Turkey
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DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_3817_20

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Minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) is usually preferred as it causes less complications in glaucoma surgery. XEN Glaucoma Gel Microstent (XEN-GGM, Allergan Plc., Parsippany, New Jersey) is one of the MIGS used in glaucoma surgery. Different complications of XEN-GGM that developed during or after the operation have been reported. In our case, anterior capsule perforation occurred and a cataract consequently developed during the XEN-GGM application. For this reason, the measures that must be taken during XEN-GGM application in phakic patients are discussed.


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