Long-term outcomes of primary trabeculectomy in diabetic patients with primary open angle glaucoma.

@article{Law2013LongtermOO,
  title={Long-term outcomes of primary trabeculectomy in diabetic patients with primary open angle glaucoma.},
  author={Simon K. Law and Hamid Doost Hosseini and Elham Saidi and Nariman Nassiri and Gundappa Neelakanta and Joann A Giaconi and Joseph Caprioli},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2013},
  volume={97 5},
  pages={561-6}
}
AIMS To evaluate primary trabeculectomy with adjunctive mitomycin-C (MMC) in diabetic patients with primary open angle glaucoma (POAG). METHODS Patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) without retinopathy who had ≥6 months of postoperative follow-up were retrospectively compared with a control group selected from the pool of patients without DM matched case-by-case to the diabetic group by age, gender, race, preoperative intraocular pressure (IOP) and lens status. Surgical success was defined as… CONTINUE READING