Table 7

Success rates of eyes with pseudoexfoliation

Pseudoexfoliation glaucoma (n=117)Complete success Qualified success Failures p Value
Age (years)68.4 (0.9)70.9 (1.1)68.5 (1.8)0.17
Sex
Female (%)4656500.78
 Male (%)5444500.83
Amount of medications before surgery (n)2.7 (0.2)2.7 (0.2)32.9 (0.5)0.67
More than 3 years of topical treatment before surgery (%)6043540.14
IOP before surgery (mm Hg)26.7 (1.3)25.4 (1.3)28.5 (2.2)0.54
Duration of glaucoma before surgery (years)5.8 (1.0)5.3 (0.9)9.7 (3.0)0.08
Previous argon laser trabeculoplasty (%)3139540.11
Previous cataract surgery (%)1.55290.001
Previous goniotomy0001.0
  • Mean (SEM).

  • Comparison between complete surgical success and failures, Wilcoxon rank test.