Category: Pediatrics

Goniotomy, trabeculotomy produce most successful results in pediatric glaucoma

WAIKOLOA, Hawaii — Goniotomy and trabeculotomy are the most effective surgical methods for infantile glaucoma, a speaker said here.“The first thing that’s most important in these surgeries is visualization,” Ken K. Nischal, MD, FRCOphth, said at Hawaiian Eye 2013. “It’s really important to understand that the goniolens you use will affect how easy or how difficult the procedure becomes.”

Update on Pediatric Vision Scanner That Offers Breakthrough Method of Detecting Any Form of Amblyopia in Small Children

Several months ago we reported on a new device, called the Pediatric Vision Scanner, which uses a laser beam to measure the alignment of children’s eyes (New Device Detects Lazy Eye and Strabismus in Preschoolers).  Now we bring you newly released details on clinical testing of the device. Lazy eye, or amblyopia, is one of the […]