September 2016
Volume 57, Issue 12
Open Access
ARVO Annual Meeting Abstract  |   September 2016
Phacoemulsification combined with viscogoniosynechialysis for patients with refractory acute angle-closure glaucoma
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  • Chukai Huang
    Joint Shantou International Eye Center, Shantou, China
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Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science September 2016, Vol.57, 6516. doi:
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      Chukai Huang; Phacoemulsification combined with viscogoniosynechialysis for patients with refractory acute angle-closure glaucoma. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2016;57(12):6516.

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Abstract

Purpose : To investigate the effect of phacoemulsification combined with viscogoniosynechialysis on the intraocular pressure of patients with refractory acute angle-closure glaucoma

Methods : This is a retrospective study. The medical chart of patients with refractory acute angle-closure glaucoma who received phacoemulsification combined with viscogoniosynechialysis were reviewed. Success control of glaucoma was defined as IOP less than 21 mmHg without any anti-glaucoma drug.

Results : totally 32 eyes of 31 patients were recruited. The average age was 64.72±9.39 years. Mean preoperative IOP was 36.09±10.22mmHg. Mean postoperative IOP was 15.92 ±7.73 mmHg at1 month, 13.53±4.23mmHg at 3 months, 13.93±3.63mmHg at 6months and 15.06±7.04mmHg at one year . The rate of success control of glaucoma was 81.25% at 1 month, 78.13% at 3 months, 78.13% at 6 months, and 71.88% at 1 year respectively.

Conclusions : phacoemulsification combined with viscogoniosynechialysis is effective for the control of IOP in patients with refractory acute angle-closure glaucoma.

This is an abstract that was submitted for the 2016 ARVO Annual Meeting, held in Seattle, Wash., May 1-5, 2016.

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