Prognosis of Goniotomy in Primary Infantile Glaucoma (Trabeculodysgenesis)

  • R. N. Shaffer

Abstract

Frequently papers concerning congenital glaucoma are based on small numbers of cases and the specific type of congenital anomaly is not always clearly defined. Over the past 40 years over 400 cases of congenital glaucoma have been examined and treated in our offices.1 Instead of the usual classification by syndrome, our patients are now being classified anatomically, based on the Hoskins’ gonioscopic classification of the Developmental Glaucomas [1].

Keywords

Nylon Glaucoma Lost Astigmatism Aniso 

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© Springer-Verlag 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. N. Shaffer
    • 1
  1. 1.San FranciscoUSA

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