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Correlation between surgical success rate and severity of congenital glaucoma
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    Trabeculotomy versus trabeculotomy-trabeculectomy for congenital glaucoma

    Dear Editor,

    The article by Al-Hazmi et al.[1] states that combined trabeculotomy- trabeculectomy with mitomyocin C (CTTM) gave better results than trabeculotomy alone for primary congenital glaucoma (PCG) at the King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital (KKESH) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, between 1982 and 2002. For moderate PCG the success rate is stated as 40% and 80% for trabeculotomy and CTTM, respectively. For severe...

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