Eighty-nine glaucomatous eyes which had been operated with Holth's iridencleisis later underwent cataract extraction performed by the superior route to retain the filtering area. Of these eyes, 62 were, prior to the cataract extraction, normo-or hypotensive without medication and none of these eyes became hypertensive postoperatively nor was antiglaucomatous treatment needed. The remaining 27 eyes were receiving antiglaucomatous medication prior to the cataract extraction. After the cataract extraction, ocula…
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