Intercapsular cataract extraction with implantation of the Galand disc lens: a retrospective analysis in patients with and without glaucoma.

@article{Gunning1991IntercapsularCE,
  title={Intercapsular cataract extraction with implantation of the Galand disc lens: a retrospective analysis in patients with and without glaucoma.},
  author={F. Gunning and E. Greve},
  journal={Ophthalmic surgery},
  year={1991},
  volume={22 9},
  pages={
          531-8
        }
}
We studied the results of intercapsular cataract extraction and implantation of the rigid Galand disc intraocular lens (IOL) in 164 cataract patients with and without glaucoma. Eighty-eight percent of the glaucomatous eyes and 98% of the eyes without glaucoma had a postoperative visual acuity of 20/40 or better after best-case analysis. Intercapsular bag placement appeared satisfactory in all but two cases, in which the IOL was slightly tilted. Cataract extraction favorably affected glaucoma… Expand
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