Prognosis of Goniotomy in Primary Infantile Glaucoma (Trabeculodysgenesis)

  • R. N. Shaffer


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].


Retinal Detachment Trabecular Meshwork Corneal Edema Anatomic Classification Congenital Glaucoma 
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Authors and Affiliations

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

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