Advances in the management of paediatric glaucoma

Eye (Lond). 2007 Oct;21(10):1319-25. doi: 10.1038/sj.eye.6702850.


The paediatric glaucomas present some of the greatest clinical challenges. We review the advances in the management of the paediatric glaucomas, which have improved the outlook for these patients and their families. These advances include improvements in diagnosis, investigations, anaesthetic techniques, medical, surgical, and laser therapies.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Antihypertensive Agents / therapeutic use
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Filtering Surgery / methods
  • Glaucoma / congenital
  • Glaucoma / drug therapy*
  • Glaucoma / surgery*
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Laser Therapy / methods


  • Antihypertensive Agents