It’s believed that 60-70 million people worldwide have glaucoma. Approximately 3 million people in the United States alone have this condition
So how long has canaloplasty been around? Since 2008? Or, could you argue that its origins go back as far as 1968 (almost 50 years ago)?
Enough is now known about Trabeculectomy surgery to recognize that it tends to work better (and carry less risk) for certain groups of people.
Surgeons who do not perform (or only infrequently perform) Canaloplasty may have the impression that trabeculectomy cannot be performed after Canaloplasty. Why would this be so?