Advantages of Trabectome
Publish date 06-03-2016

Advantages of Trabectome




There are many advantages of Trabectome over traditional glaucoma surgical procedures such as:

1- Minimally invasive out-patient procedure.

2- Restores the normal drainage pathways of the eye.

3- Safer surgical procedure than traditional glaucoma surgery with less short term and long term complications.

4- Simple and faster procedure which takes less than 30 minutes.

5- Rapid patient recovery.

6- reduce the patient ' s reliance on glaucoma medications

7- Fewer follow-up visits are needed.

8- Can easily be combined with cataract eye surgeries.

9- Does not preclude subsequent Glaucoma surgery such as Trabeculectomy because it spares conjunctiva.

10- Alternative to traditional Goniotomy or Trabeculotomy in Children.

11- Easy learning skills for the surgeon.