Canaloplasty Is as Effective as Trabeculectomy When Combined with Cataract Surgery. Unlike with trabeculectomy, cataract surgery enhances the IOP lowering effect of canaloplasty.
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?