The most commonly performed glaucoma surgery is…. cataract surgery! We know that doing cataract surgery alone can lower intra-ocular pressure in all eyes by a significant degree. For eyes with narrow angles, removing the 4+mm thick cataract and replacing it with a 1mm thin IOL will immediately widen the angle and improve outflow drainage. There are also times where we will need to perform glaucoma surgery, either alone or in combination with cataract surgery. This playlist showcases four great learning cases.
Professor Uday Devgan MD is a Los Angeles Cataract Surgeon who authors CataractCoach.com to teach the best techniques of Cataract Surgery to Eye Surgeons from around the world.
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