Trabeculotomy for Congenital Glaucoma
Why It Is Done
Trabeculotomy is a good choice for children who have Reference congenital glaucoma Opens New Window when the clear covering (cornea) over the iris is cloudy.
For children, trabeculotomy or goniotomy are preferred over trabeculectomy, because they are less invasive and less likely to cause cataracts. They also do a better job of lowering eye pressure in children who have glaucoma.