Adverse effects of topical antiglaucoma medication. II. The outcome of filtration surgery.

@article{Broadway1994AdverseEO,
  title={Adverse effects of topical antiglaucoma medication. II. The outcome of filtration surgery.},
  author={David Charles Broadway and I. O. Grierson and Colm J O'brien and Roger Hitchings},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  year={1994},
  volume={112 11},
  pages={1446-54}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of long-term topical antiglaucoma therapy on the results of glaucoma filtration surgery and to relate any differences to the cell population profile of the conjunctiva. METHODS Filtration surgery was performed in 124 patients (trabeculectomy in 112 and triple procedures [trabeculectomy, cataract extraction, and intraocular lens implantation] in 12), and the outcome of these procedures was assessed after a minimum follow-up of 6 months. A conjunctival biopsy… CONTINUE READING