TITLE

Improvement of the Topographic Parameters of the Optic Discs After Trabeculotomy in Two Patients With Developmental Glaucoma

AUTHOR(S)
Yasuda, Mitsuyo; Ando, Akira; Otsuji, Tsuyoshi; Fukui, Chieko; Matsumura, Miyo
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus;Nov/Dec2009, Vol. 46 Issue 6, p372
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Changes in the optic discs before and after trabeculotomy were evaluated with the Heidelberg retina tomograph (Heidelberg Engineering GmbH, Heidelberg, Germany) in two patients with developmental glaucoma. The topographic parameters of each optic disc improved considerably compared with adult patients in previous reports. This improvement may have been the result of the elasticity of the histologic structure of the optic disc in younger patients. [J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 2009;46:372-375.]
ACCESSION #
45440356

 

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