How you manage this patient with glaucoma and cataract

"In this patient, there are 2 clinical problems that has to be managed simultaneously."

"This would depend on the severity of each condition ..." "Factors to consider would include ..."

Management of glaucoma and cataract

Severity of glaucoma

Severity of cataract

Possible options

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• Trabeculectomy first, cataract operation later

• Alternatively, discuss with patient about advantages of combined cataract operation and trabeculectomy (triple procedure) (see below)

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• Cataract operation first, manage glaucoma conservatively

• Alternatively, discuss with patient about advantages of triple procedure (see below)

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