IOP may increase after phaco in patients with medically controlled glaucoma

IOP decreased after phacoemulsification in most open-angle glaucoma patients but increased in some patients with medically controlled glaucoma, according to a study.The retrospective case series included 157 eyes of 157 open-angle glaucoma patients who underwent phacoemulsification. Investigators analyzed use of glaucoma medications, disease severity and treatment, and IOP at 1 year postoperatively.

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