January/February 2007


In this Issue



Trying Something New

By Gillian McDermott, Editor-in-Chief

Flat Anterior Chamber Following Phacotrabeculectomy

By Jonathan G. Crowston, MD, PhD; Franklin Li, MD; and Robert N. Weinreb, MD

Using Bioengineered Collagen Matrix During Trabeculectomy

Biodegradable polymer implants show promise for improving the function of filtering blebs.

By Robert Ritch, MD

The Demise of Trabeculectomy (or Not!)

By Richard A. Lewis, MD, Chief Medical Editor

The Evolution of the Canaloplasty

One company took a cue from cardiology to develop new interventional treatments for the eye.

By Julia T. Lewandowski, Senior Associate Editor

Preventing Complications in Patients With PXF Syndrome

Tips for overcoming the intraoperative and postoperative challenges associated with this rare condition.

By Alan S. Crandall, MD

Trabeculectomy or a Tube After Previous Surgery?

The TVT Study highlighted the pros and cons of each approach and indicates that glaucoma drainage implants may deserve more consideration in these eyes.

By Leon W. Herndon, MD

Releasable Sutures

How these techniques transform trabeculectomy’s safety and predictability.

By Murray A. Johnstone, MD

Achieving the Perfect Postoperative Conjunctiva

Tips for safe closure and tissue modulation in trabeculectomy.

By Peng T. Khaw, PhD, FRCS, FRCOphth, FRCP, FRCPath, FIBiol, FMedSci, and Usman Sarodia, FRCOphth

Bleb Needling

Restoring filtration in this manner can spare patients and physicians another trip to the OR.

By Larissa Camejo, MD, and Robert J. Noecker, MD, MBA

Glaucoma Surgery: Today and Tomorrow

Glaucoma Today held a roundtable discussion on glaucoma surgery at the 2006 AAO Annual Meeting. Participants shared their views on the procedures, technologies, and problems of today, and they looked forward to the possibilities of the future.

New Procedures in and Around Schlemm’s Canal

These techniques are among the most promising in the quest for “blebless” glaucoma surgery.

By Thomas W. Samuelson, MD

Combined Procedures

The simultaneous management of cataract and glaucoma.

By Bradford J. Shingleton, MD

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