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Could this affect the pressure in his right eye as a side effect ?

My nephew had a problem with his left eye & had an Ahmed Valve put in about 2 months ago in Miami. Could this affect the pressure in his right eye as a side effect .
Asked On : Tue, 4 Jan 2011
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Ahmad valve is put in cases of glaucoma,which is a bilateral disease.It may be a while before it manifests in the other eye.Your treating physician will be on the lookout for early indicators to start treatment of the other eye as well.
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