A Trabeculectomy is an alternative term
meaning the same as
A Trabeculectomy is an operation performed for congenital
in which a very fine knife is used to cut into the Schlemm's Canal from
within the eye
This procedure is the first stage in goniopuncture
(a rarely performed operation for congenital glaucoma).
This section includes short definitions of clinical and surgical procedures
concerning the eyes and human visual system. For definitions of other
terms in this category, choose from the list to the left.
Other related pages include the diagram
of the eye, and definitions
of parts of the eye, a description
of the human retina, and the section about disorders
of the eye and visual system.