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Journal of Ophthalmology
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 612708, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/612708
Review Article

Surgical Management in Primary Congenital Glaucoma: Four Debates

Department of Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA

Received 28 February 2013; Accepted 21 April 2013

Academic Editor: Huseyin Gursoy

Copyright © 2013 Ta C. Chang and Kara M. Cavuoto. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

Primary congenital glaucoma is a worldwide diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. Although medical management is often a temporizing measure, early surgical intervention is the definitive treatment. As the abundance of surgical treatment options continues to expand, the authors will compare and contrast the available options and attempt to provide a consensus on surgical management.