Results of Childhood Glaucoma Surgery over a long-term perio
A Study was conducted to evaluate the long-term results of glaucoma surgery in Newborn and Infants with glaucoma.

The study comprised 79 eyes from 52 children with primary congenital or secondary glaucoma. The average length of follow-up was 3.9 years. The researchers evaluated traditional probing trabeculotomy, 360° catheter-assisted trabeculotomy, filtering, and cyclodestructive surgery. Strict surgical success criteria were used: complete surgical success and incomplete surgical success were assessed, and IOP at baseline and last follow-up was compared.

Results:
--Intraocular pressure (IOP) was significantly reduced in primary congenital and secondary glaucoma.

--90% of all eyes reached target IOP with or without medication allowing for additional surgeries.

--As first surgery, 360° catheter-assisted trabeculotomy had a tendency to higher surgical success than other surgical approaches, while cyclodestructive procedures had lowest.

Conclusively, very promising surgical results were found in Childhood glaucoma patient group. Surgical success in both congenital and secondary glaucoma was high.

Source: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/aos.14985?af=R
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