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Evaluation of Dryness of Eyes after Cataract Surgery

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.6, No. 2)

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Page : 1256-1257

Keywords : Dry eyes; cataract surgery; Schirmers test; TBUT;

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Aim - To investigate the changes referring to dry eye in post operative cataract patients and to analyze these factors pre operatively. Method - Study of 68 patients with senile cataract admitted and have undergone cataract surgery with IOL implantation. Divided Initially- Group A- Patients with pre operative dry eye. Group B- Patients without symptoms of dry eye. After Surgery- Conjunctival and corneal Fluoroscein staining, TBUT, Schirmers test were recorded. Results - Parameters were analyzed at three days pre operative and at 1 week post operative. Pre operative and post operative values of the parameters were compared. Patients had significantly worse values. In cases of dry eye patients than normal patients post operation Fluoroscein stain (P less than 0.01) TBUT (P less than 0.05) Conclusion - Dry eye symptoms affect the visual outcome and visual recovery time negatively. Thus, all cataract patients should be treated for dry eye in pre operative as well as post operative period

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