Molteno implants

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molteno implants

devices implanted to control intraocular pressure by allowing aqueous fluid to drain from the anterior chamber. The implant was named for dr. Anthony molteno, a south african ophthalmologist, now of new zealand. (hoffman, pocket glossary of ophthalmologic terminology, 1989; telephone conversation with dr. Donald abrams, krieger eye institute, baltimore)