Search form


Baerveldt Tube Insertion Techniques - Blow by Blow Part 1

The Baerveldt tube is a drainage device used in surgery for management of complex glaucoma. It is an option when medical therapy is not adequately controlling the intraocular pressure and trabeculectomy is less likely to be successful. This series of video lectures covers the surgical step by step use of these devices detailing tips for optimising outcomes from gaining adequate exposure, opening over the conjunctiva, preparation of the tube, insertion of the plate/tube and final closure at the end of the case.