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What does GDD stand for?

GDD stands for Glaucoma Drainage Device

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Alex McMahon professor of health policy and professor of economics, Center for Health Policy, Duke University--and colleagues analyzed the claims records of 14,491 Medicare beneficiaries diagnosed with glaucoma who received one of three types of incisional surgeries (meaning that incisions were used improve the drainage of fluid from the eye to reduce intraocular pressure) that occurred between 1994 and 2003--primary trabeculectomy, trabeculectomy in the presence of scarring from previous ocular surgery or trauma, or implantation of a glaucoma drainage device.
The Aqua Flow Collagen Glaucoma Drainage Device (FDA-approved in July 2001) is a tiny wick-like device that is implanted to help lower pressure within the eye.