Green's automatic trephine for glaucoma surgery 1931
Green's automatic trephine for glaucoma surgery 1931Green's automatic trephine for glaucoma surgery 1931Green's automatic trephine for glaucoma surgery 1931

Green’s Trephine for Glaucoma 1931

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Green’s Trephine for Glaucoma

Green’s trephine was invented in 1931 by Aaron S. Green, M.D., Louis D. Green, M.D. and Martin I. Green, M.D. in 1931. They published on it in the Archives of Ophthalmology. This automated trephine was developed to be a non-traumatic way to created a hole between the anterior chamber of the eye and the subconjunctival space. This was done to alleviate excessive eye pressure and treat the underlying open angle glaucoma.