Trabeculectomy

100%
outpatient surgery
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key factors: high hypotensive effectiveness and classic glaucoma surgery

What does it involve?

Trabeculectomy is the most common glaucoma drainage surgery.

When is it carried out?

It is used to reduce intraocular pressure when treatment with ocular hypotensive drugs is not sufficient and the condition is advancing.

Prior examination

Comprehensive eye examination.

Before the surgery

It can be performed as a single procedure or combined with cataract surgery.

Surgery

It consists of creating a route through which aqueous humour can escape from the anterior chamber to the subconjunctival space by means of a subconjunctival filtering bleb.

 

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