Long-term Risk of Glaucoma After Congenital Cataract Surgery – Corrected Proof

Purpose: To report the long-term risk of glaucoma development in children following congenital cataract surgery.Design: Retrospective interventional consecutive case series.Methods: We retrospectively reviewed the records of 62 eyes of 37 children who underwent congenital cataract surgery when <7 months of age by the same surgeon using a limbal approach. The Kaplan-Meier method was used to calculate the probability of an eye's developing glaucoma and/or becoming a glaucoma suspect over time.Results: The median age of surgery was 2.0 months and the median follow-up after cataract surgery was 7.9 years (range, 3.2-23.5 years). Nine eyes (14.5%) developed glaucoma a median of 4.3 months after cataract (Read more...)

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