[Intracanalicular trabeculostomy--a new approach to glaucoma surgery].

Abstract

BACKGROUND A new "ab externo" technique for glaucoma trabecular surgery creating multiple perforations of the trabeculum to improve outflow facility was tested. MATERIAL AND METHOD In order to perform a draining canal to the anterior chamber, a quartz fiber (phi: 300 microns) with a side-firing tip, coupled to an Er:YAG laser (2.94 microns), was inserted… (More)

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