Combined trabeculectomy, cataract extraction, and foldable lens implantation.

@article{Parker1992CombinedTC,
  title={Combined trabeculectomy, cataract extraction, and foldable lens implantation.},
  author={Jill S. Parker and Satya Gollamudi and George John and Walter J. Stark},
  journal={Journal of cataract and refractive surgery},
  year={1992},
  volume={18 6},
  pages={
          582-5
        }
}
The efficacy of foldable silicone intraocular lenses in combined glaucoma/cataract surgery was retrospectively analyzed in 19 consecutive operations. Preoperatively all patients were receiving medical treatment for glaucoma; 21% had intraocular pressures above 21 mm Hg despite the medical therapy. Postoperatively, reduction of intraocular pressure to 21 mm Hg or less was achieved in 84% of eyes, with 58% requiring no antiglaucoma medications. Mean improvement of Snellen visual acuity was 4.9… CONTINUE READING

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