Which surgical procedures are used in the treatment of glaucoma in Sturge-Weber syndrome (SWS)?

Updated: Dec 26, 2018
  • Author: Masanori Takeoka, MD; Chief Editor: George I Jallo, MD  more...
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Answer

Surgical options for glaucoma in SWS include the following:

  • Goniotomy

  • Trabeculotomy

  • Full-thickness filtration surgery

  • Partial-thickness filtration surgery (trabeculectomy)

  • Combined trabeculotomy-trabeculectomy

  • Argon laser trabeculoplasty

  • Neodymium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet (Nd:YAG) laser goniotomy

  • Seton procedures


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