J Pak Med Assoc 2021 Apr;71(4):1100-1102
Department of Ophthalmology, LRBT Free Eye Care Hospital, Shahpur, Pakistan.
Objective: To measure the mean change of intraocular pressure in glaucoma patients with cataract after uncomplicated phacoemulsification surgery with intraocular lens implanted in capsular bag.
Methods: The quasi-experimental study was conducted at the Ophthalmology Department of Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University, Islamabad, Pakistan, from June 11 to December 10, 2018, and comprised patients who had uncomplicated cataract extraction by phacoemulsification with intraocular lens implant in the capsular bag in glaucomatous eyes of age 30-80 years. Visual acuity, intraocular pressure, slit lamp examination, fundoscopy, visual fields, details about topical medication and relevant history were recorded not more than 5 days before cataract extraction. Read More