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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 57  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 132-138

Coexistent cataract and glaucoma – Causes and management

Department of Cataract and Glaucoma, Giridhar Eye Institute, Kochi, Kerala, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Seshadri J Saikumar
Department of Cataract and Glaucoma, Giridhar Eye Institute, Kadavanthra, Kochi, Kerala
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/tjosr.tjosr_7_19

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The optimal management of a glaucoma patient with cataract has always been a vexing issue. The prime concern has been to adequately control glaucoma while providing visual improvement and decreasing complications due to surgery. Advances in microsurgery techniques have improved surgical outcomes in recent years. However, numerous options exist and the management of an individual patient need to be personalized based on patient needs and surgical proficiency. This article aims to enlighten the reader regarding apt options in dealing with such individuals.

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