Which surgical treatments are used for primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG)?

Updated: Mar 16, 2020
  • Author: Kristin Schmid Biggerstaff, MD; Chief Editor: Inci Irak Dersu, MD, MPH  more...
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Answer

The following are surgical options that may be used for primary open-angle glaucoma:

  • Trabeculectomy
  • Drainage implant surgery
  • Cyclophotocoagulation (CPC)

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