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Surgery for glaucoma in the 21st century
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    Reply to editorial "Surgery for Glaucoma in the 21st Century"

    Dear Editor

    I found your editorial on glaucoma in the 21st century to be fascinating.[1] Not only did you give us insight as to where we are in the field, but you certainly give us provocative insight into where we might be headed in the pursuit of the perfect glaucoma procedure.

    I would like to state at the onset that I have a financial interest in product involved in this discussion, having develop...

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    Re: Surgery for glaucoma in the 21st century

    Dear Editor

    Regarding the editorial by Khaw et al.[1] we are surprised that after quite a few years now non- penetrating filtering surgery (NPFS) remains only partly understood by many ophthalmologists. There are at present two main NPFS: viscocanalostomy as described by Stegmann, in which outflow filtration is at least in theory not subconjunctival, and deep sclerectomy with or without an implant or even wi...

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