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This randomized controlled trial compares two regimens of topical therapy:
- tobramycin 0.3% - dexamethasone 0.1% (TobraDex®, Alcon), one drop four times/day
- combination of tobramycin 0.3% - dexamethasone 0.1% (TobraDex®, Alcon), one drop four times/day, plus Ketorolac tromethamine 0.5% (Acular®, Allergan), one drop three times/day. The topical treatment is administered for 28 days after phacoemulsification.
Patients are independently assessed by two ophthalmologists. On day 28, patients are evaluated for
- corneal edema
- conjunctival redness
- anterior chamber reaction. Moreover, the cases necessitating continuation of treatment are compared in the two groups on day 28 and 42.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Tobramycin 0.3% - Dexamethasone 0.1%, Tobramycin 0.3% - Dexamethasone 0.1% plus Ketorolac tromethamine 0.5%
Department of Ophthalmology, Veroia General Hospital
Veroia General Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:18:46-0400
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