Indications of trabeculectomy in open angle glaucoma.

  title={Indications of trabeculectomy in open angle glaucoma.},
  author={Klaus Diether Wilke and Allan Storr-Paulsen},
  journal={Acta ophthalmologica},
  volume={64 3},
The indications and frequency of trabeculectomy operations in Swedish eye clinics in 1980 and 1981 were assessed. The incidence of operations are significantly higher in the north than in the south of the country. The geographical influence was eliminated by excluding the 6 northernmost clinics, but the frequency of operations still varied with a factor of nearly 5 between the clinics. Most clinics seemed to allow individual modifications and exceptions to the rules of indication for surgery… CONTINUE READING