Intraocular pressure and medication control after clear corneal phacoemulsification and AcrySof posterior chamber intraocular lens implantation in patients with filtering blebs.

@article{Crichton2001IntraocularPA,
  title={Intraocular pressure and medication control after clear corneal phacoemulsification and AcrySof posterior chamber intraocular lens implantation in patients with filtering blebs.},
  author={A. C. S. Crichton and Andrew W. Kirker},
  journal={Journal of glaucoma},
  year={2001},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={38-46}
}
PURPOSE To determine whether clear corneal phacoemulsification and the implantation of a copolymer acrylic (AcrySof, Alcon, Fort Worth, TX) intraocular lens will maintain the intraocular pressure (IOP) and number of medications in patients with a previous filtering bleb. PATIENTS AND METHODS This retrospective analysis included 69 consecutive patients with previous trabeculectomy who had a copolymer acrylic intraocular lens implanted during cataract surgery between 1995 and 1999 by a single… CONTINUE READING

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