IOL Selection Considerations in Glaucoma Patients

May 07, 2012 1:00 AM

Norman Zabriskie

Article by Dr. Norman Zabriskie in Glaucoma Today

Among the many factors ophthalmologists must consider when trying to optimize visual outcomes after cataract surgery in patients with glaucoma is the choice of intraocular lens (IOL). From material to design, "surgeons must expertly manage glaucoma patients' expectations and be aware of the potential benefits and limitations of the different IOL options in this population," he writes. In particular, the need for caution in pursuing a spectacle-free postoperative outcome rises as the severity of the glaucoma increases. Read more...

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