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Use of Prophylactic Lubricating Drops After Cataract Surgery

2019-10-24 12:49:52 | BioPortfolio

Summary

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.

Description

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

Study Design

Conditions

Dry Eye

Intervention

AEONTM Repair, Routine post-operative eye drops used.

Location

St Thomas' Hospital NHS Trust London
London
United Kingdom
SE1 7EH

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Results (where available)

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