A Surgical Approach to Pediatric Glaucoma
Arif O Khan*
Identifiers and Pagination:Year: 2015
Issue: Suppl 1: M7
First Page: 104
Last Page: 112
Publisher Id: TOOPHTJ-9-104
Article History:Received Date: 28/3/2015
Revision Received Date: 30/3/2015
Acceptance Date: 30/3/2015
Electronic publication date: 15/5/2015
Collection year: 2015
open-access license: This is an open access article licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/) which permits unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the work is properly cited.
Glaucoma in children differs from adult-onset disease and typically requires surgical intervention. However, affected children exhibit a spectrum of disease severity and prospective data guiding the choice of operation are lacking. This article reviews common procedures and a surgical approach to pediatric glaucoma.