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Non-penetrating glaucoma surgery: the state of play
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    Re: Non-penetrating gluacoma surgery

    Dear Editor

    We thank Drs Sharawary and Mermoud for their interest in our article [1] and respect their observations. They have made significant contributions to our understanding of non penetrating surgery in the treatment of chronic open angle glaucoma.

    With any new surgical technique information changes rapidly, and much new information has appeared since our article was written. The authors note current li...

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    Non-penetrating gluacoma surgery

    Dear Editor

    The authors of this article (Tan J C H, and Hitchings R. Non-penetrating glaucoma surgery: the state of play. Br J Ophthalmol 2001;85:234-237) should be commended on attempting to tackle this issue. Nevertheless we do feel that their fundamental points and principal arguments merit reconsideration.

    The authors state categorically that "long term outcomes do not exit for the newer...

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