Phaco and combined phaco-glaucoma surgery lowers IOP, reduces medications

Boyle, Erin L.
August 2010
Ocular Surgery News;8/10/2010, Vol. 28 Issue 15, p1
Academic Journal
The article reports on the effectiveness of concomitant phacoemulsification and glaucoma surgery in treating glaucoma patients. The existence of multiple options that can be combined with cataract surgery to treat glaucoma is cited by Doctor Bradford J. Shingleton. Among the benefits of combining phacoemulsification and glaucoma surgery include lowered intraocular pressure (IOP) and faster visual rehabilitation.


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