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    By Malik Y. Kahook, MD
    AAO 2014
    Comprehensive Ophthalmology

    This is part of the Spotlight on Glaucoma series in which glaucoma experts provide their perspective on some of the important questions in glaucoma management. In this segment, Malik Kahook presents case studies involving minimally invasive glaucoma surgeries, recommending acceptance of higher pressures in patients off all medications, performing earlier and safer surgery in the setting of higher target IOPs, and considering the nuances of each case for the best patient care.