Purpose: To introduce the use of the Kahook Dual Blade in the treatment of juvenile open-angle glaucoma. Patients and methods: A 14-year-old male was presented with juvenile open-angle glaucoma in the left eye. Ab interno trabeculectomy was performed using a dual-blade device. Results: Intraocular pressure was reduced from 28 to 15 mmHg in the left eye after 18 months. There were no complications. Conclusion: Dual blade ab interno trabeculectomy is a promising alternate to goniotomy in the treatment of juvenile open-angle glaucoma.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Juvenile open-angle glaucoma
- Kahook Dual Blade
- ab interno trabeculectomy