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ECP with phaco better than phaco alone, study finds

August 26, 2014

Glaucoma patients who underwent endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation combined with phacoemulsification saw lower intraocular pressure and a greater reduction in medications than patients who underwent phacoemulsification alone, according to a study recently published in the Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery.

Francis and colleagues conducted a prospective nonrandomized match-control study of 160 patients.

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ECP with phaco better than phaco alone, study finds

August 26, 2014
Glaucoma patients who underwent endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation combined with phacoemulsification saw lower intraocular pressure and a greater…
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