Endoscopic goniotomy lowers IOP in some cases of primary congenital, developmental glaucoma

Boyle, Erin L.; Hasson, Matt
August 2010
Ocular Surgery News;8/10/2010, Vol. 28 Issue 15, p18
Academic Journal
The article discusses research done on endoscopic goniotomy of primary congenital, developmental glaucoma, published in the 2010 issue of the "Journal of Glaucoma."


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