How is the patient positioned for trabeculectomy?

Updated: May 18, 2020
  • Author: Maria Hannah Pia Uyloan de Guzman, MD; Chief Editor: Hampton Roy, Sr, MD  more...
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The patient is supine and the surgeon is seated superior to the patient's head if the procedure is performed at the superior or superonasal limbus. If the procedure is done at the superotemporal limbus, the surgeon may opt to sit superotemporal to the patient's head.


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