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This is a randomised controlled trial to assess the use of prophylactic lubricant eye-drops for 6 weeks following uncomplicated, routine cataract surgery to improve patient satisfaction and symptoms of dry eye, compared to controls.
On entry into the study patients will be randomized to receive either lubricant eye-drops (phosphate-free, preservative-free lubricant eye drops containing 0.15% Sodium Hyaluronate with vitamins A and E (AEONTM Repair) to be administered four times a day for 6 weeks following surgery (in addition to the usual post-operative topical medications of Chloramphenicol 0.5 % eye drops for 1 week and topical dexamethasone 0.1% eyedrops (Maxidex) four times a day for 4 weeks) or no additional lubricant drops in addition to the usual medications described above
AEONTM Repair, Routine post-operative eye drops used.
St Thomas' Hospital NHS Trust London
Not yet recruiting
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-10-24T12:49:52-0400
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