MINI - TRABECULECTOMY IN BOTH LOW AND HIGH RISK EYES
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To evaluate mini- trabeculectomy as an alternative to standard trabeculectomy in both low and high risk eyes. Patients and methods: 60 glaucomatous eyes of 50 patients were enrolled in this study .They were divided into 3 groups. Group 1 (Low risk eyes) (33 eyes) : underwent mini- trabeculectomy without the use of antimetabolites, group 11 (High risk eyes) (17 eyes) : under went mini- trabeculectomy with mitomycin-C and group 111 (10 eyes) : underwent combined cataract extraction with mini- trabeculectomy. The operation involved a 3-mm fomix-based conjunctival flap. sclerostomy at 1-mm from the ambits , and a sclerocc,rneal tunnel without radial incisions . Follow - up was clone for 6 months.