Author: Zhang Xiulan
Cite as Chin J Exp Ophthalmol, 2020,38(02): 140-144.
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Cataract surgeries are mainly used in the management of glaucoma in two circumstances: first, lens extraction to improve visual acuity in patients with controlled glaucoma and coexisting cataract; second, lens extraction to control glaucoma and other related complications.This article introduces the application of eight cataract surgical techniques in the management of glaucoma, which is even more challenging.To have a successful outcome after cataract surgeries, it is crucial to have comprehensive evaluation of patients, carefully analyze the optimal timing and indications of surgeries, and improve surgical techniques.
Glaucoma; Phacoemulsification; Glaucoma surgery; Surgical techniques
Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, State Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou 510060, China
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