Journal article

Incidence and predictors of glaucoma following surgery for congenital cataract in the first year of life in Victoria, Australia

Jonathan B Ruddle, Sandra E Staffieri, Jonathan G Crowston, Justin C Sherwin, David A Mackey

CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL OPHTHALMOLOGY | WILEY | Published : 2013

Abstract

AIM: To determine the incidence and predictors of glaucoma following surgery for congenital and infantile cataract in an Australian population. DESIGN: Retrospective cohort study. PARTICIPANTS: Infants (<12 months) having had lens extraction between January 1992 and May 2006, from two tertiary referral centres. METHODS: Children with uveitis, anterior segment dysgenesis, aniridia, retinopathy of prematurity, and lens subluxation were excluded. Potential predictors of incident glaucoma were examined using Cox proportional hazards regression with adjustment for clustering between eyes. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Incidence and predictors of secondary glaucoma. RESULTS: One hundred and forty-seven e..

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