Assessment of Visual Outcome in Patients with Phacolytic Glaucoma- A Clinical Study

Visual Outcome in Patients with Phacolytic Glaucoma

  • Sanjeev Rohatgi Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Rama Medical College Hospital and Research Centre, Kanpur
  • Malini Vohra Assistant Professor, Rama Medical College, Kanpur
  • Preeti Chaubey Senior Resident, Rama Medical College, Kanpur
  • Rajesh Ranjan Associate Professor, Dept. of Community Medicine, Saraswathi Institute of Medical Sciences, Pilkhuwa, Hapur, UP
Keywords: Cataract, hyphema, Phacolytic glaucoma


Background: Cataractous lenses manifest a number of changes such as protein modification. The present study was conducted to assess factors affecting the visual outcome in patients with phacolytic glaucoma.Subjects and Methods:Present study was conducted on 56 patients of phacolytic glaucoma of both genders. Patients were subjected to slit lamp examination. Fundus examination, IOP measurement and gonioscopy were done in all cases. Small Incision Cataract Surgerywas done followed by posterior chamber intraocular lens implantation in all cases.Results:Out of 58 patients, males were 58 and females were 26. Common complications were visual disturbances in 1, iritis in 7 and hyphema in 2 cases. The difference was significant (P< 0.05). Clinical presentation was deep anterior chamber with flare in 40, lens matter in anterior chamber in 6 and pseudohypopyon in 12 cases.Conclusion: Authors found that the outcome found to be better. There were less complications in the groups.


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Sanjeev Rohatgi, Malini Vohra, Preeti Chaubey, & Rajesh Ranjan. (2019). Assessment of Visual Outcome in Patients with Phacolytic Glaucoma- A Clinical Study. Asian Journal of Medical Research, 8(4), OT07-OT09.

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