TITLE

Watch postop IOP in cataract surgery patients with glaucoma

AUTHOR(S)
Passut, Jena
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Primary Care Optometry News;May2008, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers suggestions to ophthalmologists to watch intraocular pressure (IOP) in glaucoma patients who have just had cataract surgery. Ophthalmologist J. James Thimons explains that glaucoma patients who have undergone cataract surgery must have their IOP guarded since the pressure might increase. The article also suggests that glaucoma patients must continue with topical therapy after cataract surgery.
ACCESSION #
31949909

 

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