• Hypotony severity affects management in patients undergoing cataract surgery

    1 month ago - By Healio

    LAS VEGAS - Effective strategies to treat hypotony in patients with prior trabeculectomy who are undergoing cataract surgery vary depending on severity, according to a speaker here.
    “I would argue that in cases of severe hypotony, you would be better doing it beforehand,” Erin A. Boese, MD, said at Glaucoma Subspecialty Day at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting.
    Surgical trabeculectomy revision can change the IOL measurements, Boese said, so hypotony should be resolved before cataract surgery in severe cases.
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