Therapeutical and genetical aspects of congenital glaucomas

  title={Therapeutical and genetical aspects of congenital glaucomas},
  author={M. Erol Tur{\'a}çli and S. G{\"u}lderen Aktan and Bekir Sitki Şayli and Nurten Ayse Akarsu},
  journal={International Ophthalmology},
Therapy for congenital glaucoma is primarily surgical. We have investigated 249 cases who have undergone trabeculectomy. There was a 79% success rate as regards to control of the IOP. Vision could be saved among the patients who had applied relatively early. At the end of the follow up which was 5 years IOP remained normal in the successful group. All the patients and their families were analysed genetically by their pedigrees and caryotypes. An autosomal recessive pattern with variable… CONTINUE READING


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