152 EyetubeOD - Handling Postoperative IOP Rises

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Handling Postoperative IOP Rises

by Andrew Morgenstern, OD, Conni Koury, Editor in Chief, Walter Whitley, OD

A rise in intraocular pressure (IOP) after surgery can be dangerous if left untreated. Andy Morgenstern, OD, and Walt Whitley, OD, discuss how they manage postoperative IOP rises in patients. Andy says it is important to first determine the root cause of the rise in IOP and treat patients as early as possible. Walt explains his treatment regimen for IOP rises based on the timing following patients’ surgery.

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