Surgical Treatment Options for Glaucoma

There are different types of glaucoma surgeries and techniques.
They may be categorized using this criteria:

Latest Glaucoma Talk

A Continuing Education course for Doctors of Optometry. This OD CE Course [2 credit hours] was held at Pasadena, CA last May 20, 2015.

  • Know the main benefits and risks of currently available glaucoma treatments
  • Be aware of the most promising potential future surgical glaucoma treatments.

Natural and Complementary Treatments for Glaucoma

The Latest News About Glaucoma



Canaloplasty After Failed Trabeculectomy

Relay suture with guidance of an illuminated trocar. A 10-0 polypropylene suture was placed within the remaining length of the canal (a). The illuminated trocar was guided to be inserted beneath the scleral flap containing the disrupted canal (b). The needle with...

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Trabeculectomy versus Canaloplasty (TVC study)

Finally, a head-to-head trial comparing the glaucoma surgeries trabeculectomy and canaloplasty [footnote trial citation]. And, the results heavily favor the safety of canaloplasty over trabeculectomy while also showing an impressive intraocular pressure reduction with...

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Glaucoma Personal Stories

Real Stories. Real Lives of People with Glaucoma. Watch and hear their journeys and triumphs.

“He’s suffered so many losses that the idea that he could lose his vision was so frightening to us. He has a family history with glaucoma. He watched an uncle go blind. And it broke my heart that he could lose anything else…”

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