Trabeculectomy Beats Canaloplasty
December 22, 2011
December Archives: Researchers compared trab with canaloplasty, and found that although canaloplasty works well, the trab worked better- lower IOP (43% reduction vs. 32%), fewer meds post-op and lower rate of failure (IOP>18–4% vs. 12%). Canaloplasty is a good procedure- one just has to pick the appropriate patient, namely, one with less severe glaucoma, at less risk of blindness, and a patient who declines the surgical risk of trab.
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