Who is a candidate for goniotomy?
Goniotomy is an effective treatment for many forms of glaucoma and can be performed on patients of all ages. You might be an ideal candidate for goniotomy if you suffer from:
- Open-angle glaucoma
- Congenital glaucoma
- Aniridia (a condition where a child is born with no visible iris, as up top 75% of patients with aniridia develop glaucoma)
- Uveitic glaucoma related to juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
- Juvenile open-angle glaucoma