Evaluation of Tear Film Lipid Layer Thickness Change After Cataract Surgery

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Status

Completed

Conditions

Cataract Patients

Treatments

Other: LipiView

Study type

Observational

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT02567565
4-2015-0225

Details and patient eligibility

About

This study will compare cataract patients before and after phacoemulsification. Evaluations will be performed before and 1 and 3 months following cataract surgery, including measurement of tear film lipid layer thickness, tear film break up time, Schirmer test, corneal and conjunctival fluorescein staining, examination of lid margins and meibomian glands, and the Ocular Surface Disease Index.

Enrollment

60 patients

Sex

All

Ages

19 to 80 years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

cataract patients with lens opacities classification higher than grade III and desire to be spectacle independence for distance and near vision

Exclusion criteria

previous ocular surgery or trauma and the presence of corneal opacities, fundus abnormalities, glaucoma, uveitis, amblyopia, systemic disease, and posterior capsule rupture during cataract surgery

Trial design

60 participants in 1 patient group

cataract patients
Description:
cataract patients undergoing phacoemulsification
Treatment:
Other: LipiView

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