Possible QuestionsRankComments
1. What is the effect of glaucoma surgery (i.e., filtration surgery) upon the development and progression of cataract?
2. What is the effect of cataract surgery upon short and long-term intraocular pressure control in open angle glaucoma patients?
3. What are the risks and benefits of the alternative surgical techniques for operating on eyes with both cataract and glaucoma:
 a) Staged procedure versus combined?
 b) With anti-fibrosis agent or without anti-fibrosis agent?
 c) Single site for both operations or two sites?
 d) Trabeculectomy versus endoscopic laser versus deep sclerectomy/viscocanulostomy?
 e) Nuclear expression or phacoemulsification?

From: Appendix B - Question Refinement Mailing

Cover of Treatment of Coexisting Cataract and Glaucoma
Treatment of Coexisting Cataract and Glaucoma.
Evidence Reports/Technology Assessments, No. 38.
Jampel HD, Lubomski LH, Friedman DS.

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