We evaluated the immediate intraocular pressure increase after extracapsular cataract surgery in 58 eyes. Two to three hours postoperatively, 34 eyes (59%) developed an intraocular pressure greater than or equal to 25 mm Hg. We found an intraocular pressure of at least 40 mm Hg in seven eyes. Mean intraocular pressure two to three hours postoperatively was 8.9 ± 9.8 mm Hg greater than the preoperative intraocular pressure. The use of intraocular sodium hyaluronate had no apparent effect on intraocular pressure.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||American journal of ophthalmology|
|State||Published - May 15 1988|
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