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Surgical decision in glaucoma simplex.
  1. L. Beck,
  2. D. E. Jones and
  3. A. G. Karseras


    The indications for 220 trabeculectomies performed by six surgeons at three different centres were studied. 82% of the decisions to operate were based on a non-progressive but high risk situation. The 18% of cases showing preoperative deterioration were characterised by early presentation and low preoperative residual pressures. There was a distinct similarity in the incidence of individual indications at the different centres.

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