Ab interno trabeculectomy with the dual blade in juvenile open-angle glaucoma

Albert S. Khouri, Yan Zhu, Hadeel Sadek

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)NP43-NP45
JournalEuropean Journal of Ophthalmology
Volume31
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2021

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Ophthalmology

Keywords

  • Juvenile open-angle glaucoma
  • Kahook Dual Blade
  • ab interno trabeculectomy

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