Revision of a Leaking Bleb With XEN Gel Stent Replacement

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Abstract

Minimally invasive glaucoma surgery includes different devices which provide a less invasive and safer means of reducing intraocular pressure. The XEN Gel Stent (Allergan Inc., CA) is an ab interno procedure which creates a subconjunctival drainage pathway. It is a new surgical device and there is a paucity of data on complications and their management. We report a clinical case of a leaking bleb after XEN surgery managed by bleb revision, conjunctival suturing, and XEN replacement.

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