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Effect of Intraoperative Dexamethasone on Post-op Dry Eye

2019-12-08 01:41:44 | BioPortfolio

Summary

To compare the signs and symptoms of dry eye after cataract surgery between subjects randomized to receive intraoperative dexamethasone in addition to the use of a standard topical post-op treatment regimen.

Description

Forty patients requiring cataract surgery will be randomized to treatment of post-operative inflammation with a single intraoperative dexamethasone injection plus a standard course of topical ophthalmic corticosteroid drops or the standard treatment alone. Dry eye testing will be administered at baseline, 1 week and 3 weeks following surgery.

Study Design

Conditions

Dry Eye Syndromes

Intervention

dexamethasone intraocular suspension, 9%, Prednisolone Acetate

Location

Hauser Ross Surgical Center
Sycamore
Illinois
United States
60178

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

SR Cornea Consultants

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-12-08T01:41:44-0500

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