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Primary Tube Versus Trabeculectomy

This study is currently recruiting participants.

The purpose of the Primary Tube Versus Trabeculectomy (PTVT) Study is to compare the long-term safety and efficacy of nonvalved tube shunt surgery to trabeculectomy with mitomycin C in eyes that have not had previous ocular surgery.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age 18-85 years
  • Glaucoma that is inadequately controlled on tolerated medical therapy with IOP greater than or equal to 18 mm Hg and less than or equal to 40 mm Hg
  • No previous incisional ocular surgery

Contact Information

Dr. Paul Sidoti, Glaucoma Specialist

Katy Tai, Research Manager at 212-979-4251


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