Cataract after glaucoma filtration surgery.

Hylton C, Congdon N, Friedman D, Kempen J, Quigley H, Bass E, Jampel H.

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Abstract

PURPOSE:

We reviewed the evidence regarding cataract incidence and progression after glaucoma surgery.

DESIGN:

Evidence-based review of available literature.

METHODS:

We performed a systematic review of relevant studies published in English.

RESULTS:

Reports of visually significant cataract after glaucoma surgery are supported by data from randomized clinical trials and large case series.

CONCLUSIONS:

Patients undergoing glaucoma surgery are at increased risk for the development and progression of cataract.
Original languageEnglish
JournalAmerican Journal of Ophthalmology
Publication statusPublished - 2003

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    Hylton C, Congdon N, Friedman D, Kempen J, Quigley H, Bass E, Jampel H. (2003). Cataract after glaucoma filtration surgery. American Journal of Ophthalmology.