Comparison of partial-thickness and full-thickness filtration procedures in open-angle glaucoma.

We compared the results of partial-thickness (trabeculectomy) vs full-thickness (trephine) filtration surgery when used as the primary surgical treatment of medically uncontrolled open-angle glaucoma. Prospectively acquired data were used from a series of patients who were examined and operated on by one surgeon. Both groups of data were gathered… CONTINUE READING