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Cataract lens extraction and posterior chamber lens implantation in Korean subjects
  1. ANDREW RILEY,
  2. CHRISTINA GRUPCHEVA,
  3. CHARLES McGHEE
  1. Discipline of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
  1. c.mcghee{at}auckland.ac.nz

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Editor,—We read with interest the article by Kee and Moon1 who provided interesting data on the effect of cataract removal on outflow facility and intraocular pressure (IOP). We have been interested for some time in the effect of ocular surgery upon measured IOP.2 Previous studies have shown a reduction in IOP after cataract surgery34and have suggested implications for combined cataract and filtering surgery.

To assess change in outflow facility Kee and Moon utilised pneumotonometry. However, this technique has been shown to …

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