Limbal-based vs fornix-based conjunctival flaps in combined extracapsular cataract surgery and glaucoma filtering procedure.

@article{Murchison1990LimbalbasedVF,
  title={Limbal-based vs fornix-based conjunctival flaps in combined extracapsular cataract surgery and glaucoma filtering procedure.},
  author={J F Murchison and Milton Bruce Shields},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={1990},
  volume={109 6},
  pages={709-15}
}
Extracapsular cataract extractions and posterior chamber intraocular lens implantations combined with glaucoma filtering procedures were done in 47 eyes of 43 consecutive patients who had coexisting cataract and glaucoma. A limbal-based conjunctival flap was used in 22 patients and a fornix-based flap was used in 25 patients; the surgical technique was otherwise identical in all patients. Patients were followed up for a minimum of six months (mean, 18 months). Long-term intraocular pressure… CONTINUE READING