What is Baerveldt Valve Implant?

Category: Surgeries


A Baerveldt Valve is used to treat glaucoma that cannot be treated with medications. A valve (or medical shunt) is used to reduce the eye's intraocular pressure

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Baerveldt Valve Implant

Side effect Patients
Shunt malfunction 1
Vision loss 1


Stopped having Baerveldt Valve Implant

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 0
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