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Influence of Trabeculectomy and Phaco-trabeculectomy on Corneal Astigmatism

2016-10-27 05:38:23 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study investigates the effects of trabeculectomy and combined phacoemulsification plus trabeculectomy on corneal astigmatism.

Description

Prospectively, consecutive patients at the University Hospital of Zurich undergoing either trabeculectomy (trab) or phaco-trabeculectomy (phaco-trab) are included in this study between January and December 2017. The study interventions takes place 6 months after surgery and include examination of refraction, biometry and corneal topography in order to assess the patient's astigmatism. The values are compared to the preoperative baseline values, which are available from patient records.

Study Design

Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Astigmatism

Intervention

Biometry, Refraction, Corneal Topography

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

University of Zurich

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-10-27T05:38:23-0400

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