Pseudophakia and glaucoma

Ophthalmology. 1982 Aug;89(8):875-9. doi: 10.1016/s0161-6420(82)34701-6.


A retrospective study of 40 eyes with pseudophakia and glaucoma is presented. Consideration of pre-existing and secondary types of glaucoma is given. Complications relating to pseudophakia and glaucoma are included as well as a discussion of mechanisms. Visual function results are given and medical and surgical therapies are outlined.

MeSH terms

  • Cataract / complications*
  • Cataract Extraction
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Glaucoma / complications*
  • Glaucoma / drug therapy
  • Glaucoma, Open-Angle / complications
  • Humans
  • Lenses, Intraocular*