Effect of Topical Hypotensive Medications for Preventing Intraocular Pressure Increase After Cataract Surgery in Eyes With Glaucoma

I read great interest the article by Hayashi and associates1 regarding the effect of 3 different topical antiglaucomatous agents on intraocular pressure (IOP) elevation after phacoemulsification in eyes with glaucoma. Similarly, in our recent prospective randomized study2 held on nonglaucomatous eyes, the authors suggested that brinzolamide is preferable for preventing an IOP spike after uneventful phacoemulsification. I have the following comments and concerns.
Source: American Journal of Ophthalmology - Category: Opthalmology Authors: Tags: Correspondence Source Type: research

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Conclusions: DM suturing can reattach DM, especially in moderate to severe, recurrent DMD with fewer postoperative complications and thereby reduce the need for corneal transplantation.
Source: Cornea - Category: Opthalmology Tags: Clinical Science Source Type: research
Conditions:   Cataract;   Age-related Cataract;   Circadian Rhythm Disorders;   Glaucoma;   Age Related Macular Degeneration Interventions:   Device: Blue-light filtering intraocular lens;   Device: Conventional intraocular lens Sponsor:   University of Pittsburgh Completed
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Purpose of review To review the current literature on the relationship between cataract extraction and intraocular pressure (IOP). Recent findings Cataract extraction can be an effective IOP lowering treatment for open and closed angle glaucoma as well as ocular hypertension. In comparative trials studying novel micro-invasive glaucoma surgeries in open angle glaucoma, the control group undergoing cataract extraction alone routinely achieved significant reductions in IOP and medication use postoperatively. Data from the Effectiveness in Angle Closure Glaucoma of Lens Extraction (EAGLE) trials have demonstrated that le...
Source: Current Opinion in Ophthalmology - Category: Opthalmology Tags: CATARACT SURGERY AND LENS IMPLANTATION: Edited by Natalie A. Afshari Source Type: research
Purpose of review Cataract surgery is the most common surgical procedure performed worldwide. Small pupils have been an eternal challenge for cataract surgeons; insufficient pupil dilation is associated with increased complication rates, including capsule rupture, vitreous loss, iris trauma or postoperative inflammation. The aim of the current review is to present the methods for pupil dilation and the risk factors for a small pupil in a cataract patient. Recent findings Risk factors for intraoperative small pupil include diabetes, intraoperative floppy iris syndrome, pseudoexfoliation syndrome, receiving glaucoma med...
Source: Current Opinion in Ophthalmology - Category: Opthalmology Tags: CATARACT SURGERY AND LENS IMPLANTATION: Edited by Natalie A. Afshari Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of ReviewIn this article, we review the current options for microinvasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) combined with cataract extraction in the USA and the efficacy of the various approaches.Recent FindingsMIGS is a rapidly growing area of research and clinical interest. Available surgeries aim to reduce intraocular pressure by improving aqueous outflow through the trabecular or subconjunctival pathways or by reducing aqueous production.SummaryMultiple approaches to MIGS are utilized in clinical practice. On average, these surgeries are safe and modestly effective in reducing intraocular pressure. Future researc...
Source: Current Ophthalmology Reports - Category: Opthalmology Source Type: research
Conclusions: In conclusion, tear fluid clusterin level in patients with PEG and PEX was determined for the first time, which showed no difference between study groups. Aqueous humor clusterin level was markedly higher in patients with PEG. PMID: 31765245 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Current Eye Research - Category: Opthalmology Authors: Tags: Curr Eye Res Source Type: research
Conclusion: The improvement of visual acuity was discovered following the removal of the intraocular silicone oil. Although the duration of the intraocular silicone oil endotamponade had no effect on the rate of retinal attachment, a longer duration of silicone oil endotamponade can lead to the development of complications, such as cataract, emulsified oil in the anterior chamber and glaucoma, suggesting that the earlier removal of oil should be performed. PMID: 31744338 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Current Eye Research - Category: Opthalmology Authors: Tags: Curr Eye Res Source Type: research
This study aimed to measure alterations of chemical elements’ (67) levels in the aqueous humor of patients undergoing cataract surgery. The pilot study included 115 patients, (age 74 ± 7.27, female 64.35%, male 35.65%). The aqueous levels of elements were measured by the use of the inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectrometry (ICP-OES), quality controlled with certified standards. The classification of elements based on their concentration was achieved by hierarchical cluster analysis. This is the first screening study that quantifies over 60 elements which are present in the fluid from the...
Source: Molecules - Category: Chemistry Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
AbstractPurposeTo determine the efficacy of cataract surgery alone and combined with two minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) procedures (phaco-ELT and phaco-aiT).MethodsData was collected from 12/2007 to 02/2012 in this retrospective, non-randomized, comparative single surgery center study. Reduction in IOP and hypotensive medication (AGD), change in visual acuity, success rates, and complications were computed by comparing preoperative data with data at 1  year postoperatively.ResultsA total of 245 eyes of 245 subjects were included. Study eyes underwent phaco alone (38 eye) or combined phaco-ELT (105 eye) and...
Source: International Ophthalmology - Category: Opthalmology Source Type: research
Conditions:   Cataract;   Glaucoma Interventions:   Device: SD-OCT;   Device: OCT-A Sponsor:   University of Zurich Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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