Hydrophthalmos

Publication Title: 
Klinische Monatsblätter Für Augenheilkunde

In a review of 402 goniotrephinations the preoperative diagnosis was open-angle glucoma in 61%, chronic congestive glaucoma in 21%, acute glaucoma in 11%, secondary glaucoma in 5%, and juvenile glaucoma in 2%. In 77% of the eyes followed for periods of up to seven years IOP returned to normal. Supplementary local therapy or digital eyeball massage raised the percentage of eyes with normal pressure values to 92,8%. Visual acuity was maintained or improved in 76%.

Author(s): 
Riss, B.
Binder, S.
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