Surgical therapy of chronic glaucoma in aphakia and pseudophakia.

Most glaucoma surgical procedures are less successful in aphakic or pseudophakic eyes. The authors reviewed 91 consecutive initial glaucoma procedures in aphakic patients from 1979 to 1986 to determine successful outcomes and complications. Success was defined as an intraocular pressure (IOP) of at least 30% below the preoperative value and less than 21… CONTINUE READING