Randomized trial of early phacoemulsification versus peripheral iridotomy to prevent intraocular pressure rise after acute primary angle closure.

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PURPOSE To compare the efficacy of early phacoemulsification versus laser peripheral iridotomy (LPI) in the prevention of intraocular pressure (IOP) rise in patients after acute primary angle closure (APAC). DESIGN Prospective randomized controlled trial. PARTICIPANTS Sixty-two eyes of 62 Chinese subjects, with 31 eyes in each arm. METHODS Subjects… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2007.10.033

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@article{Lam2008RandomizedTO, title={Randomized trial of early phacoemulsification versus peripheral iridotomy to prevent intraocular pressure rise after acute primary angle closure.}, author={Dennis S. C. Lam and Dexter Y. L. Leung and Clement C. Y. Tham and Felix Chi-hong Li and Yolanda Yuen-ying Kwong and Thomas Yee Hang Chiu and Dorothy Shu Ping Fan}, journal={Ophthalmology}, year={2008}, volume={115 7}, pages={1134-40} }