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
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..View full abstract
We wish to thank all the participating cataract patients, their families and their surgeons. David Mackey was a Pfizer Australia Research Fellow; additional funding was received from The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital and The Ophthalmic Research Institute of Australia. Centre for Eye Research Australia receives Operational Infrastructure Support from the Victorian Government.