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Will Cataract Surgery Affect Glaucoma?

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

Smiling man with his wife in the backgroundIt is entirely possible for cataracts and glaucoma to co-exist — cataracts affect the lens and glaucoma affects the optic nerve. But because they affect different parts of the eye, they are managed quite differently.

A patient that suffers from glaucoma and cataracts may want to know how having cataract surgery can affect glaucoma. The team at Bochner Eye Institute answers that question in this post. (more…)