The effect of phacoemulsification on aqueous outflow facility.

  title={The effect of phacoemulsification on aqueous outflow facility.},
  author={Mary Meyer and M L Savitt and E Kopitas},
  volume={104 8},
OBJECTIVE Although control of intraocular pressure (IOP) after cataract extraction may be of critical importance, little is known regarding changes in facility of outflow in the early postoperative period. The effect of phacoemulsification and conjunctival peritomy size on the coefficient of aqueous outflow facility (C) and IOP was studied. DESIGN Participants were assigned randomly to one of two treatment groups. PARTICIPANTS Seventy-four patients with cataract and without evidence of… CONTINUE READING

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