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REVIEW ARTICLE

Cataract Surgery in Eyes with Previous Glaucoma Surgery: Pearls and Pitfalls

Tanuj Dada, Shibal Bhartiya, Nafees Begum Baig

Keywords : Filtering bleb, Glaucoma, Trabeculectomy,Cataract surgery

Citation Information : Dada T, Bhartiya S, Begum Baig N. Cataract Surgery in Eyes with Previous Glaucoma Surgery: Pearls and Pitfalls. J Curr Glaucoma Pract 2013; 7 (3):99-105.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10008-1145

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-12-2013

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2013; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

The problem of cataract management in the patients of glaucoma who have undergone fltering surgery is a challenging proposition for any surgeon, as the surgery can lead to several complications in the already compromised eye. As glaucoma requires lifelong management, the development of cataract is a significant concern because its treatment may lead to loss of intraocular pressure (IOP) control. This review aims to highlight the intra- and postoperative measures that may increase the chances of bleb survival following cataract surgery.


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