Higher preop IOP portends greater IOP lowering in glaucoma patients after cataract surgery

SAN FRANCISCO — The only predictive factor that influences the rate of IOP lowering after cataract surgery alone is preoperative IOP, according to a speaker."Almost everybody gets a little bit of lowering of IOP, but those with the highest IOP get the most IOP lowering," Steven L. Mansberger, MD, MPH, said at Glaucoma Day preceding the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting here.

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