2020–2021 BCSC Basic and Clinical Science Course™
Chapter 13: Surgical Therapy for Glaucoma
This chapter includes related videos. Links to individual videos are provided within the text; a page containing all videos in Section 10 is available at www.aao.org/bcscvideo_section10.
Laser trabeculoplasty is an effective primary or adjunctive treatment for open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension.
The number of surgical options for glaucoma patients has expanded greatly in the past decade.
Tube shunt surgery and trabeculectomy have an important role in the management of glaucoma.
Cataract surgery can be effective in the management of angle-closure disease.
Excerpted from BCSC 2020-2021 series: Section 10 - Glaucoma. For more information and to purchase the entire series, please visit https://www.aao.org/bcsc.