Effect of Artificial Tears on Biometry

2020-01-23 12:48:52 | BioPortfolio


The purpose of this study is to determine if measurements for cataract surgery are improved with use of additional lubrication with artificial tears. The research study is being done to optimize measurements and provide patients with the best visual outcomes after cataract surgery.

Study Design




Systane Complete


Weill Cornell Ophthalmology
New York
New York
United States


Not yet recruiting


Weill Medical College of Cornell University

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2020-01-23T12:48:52-0500

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