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Results of small incision cataract surgery (SICS) for one-eyed patients screened at outreach rural camps and operated in a tertiary care hospital in North India

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First Author: S. Jain INDIA

Co Author(s):    G. Saxena                    

Abstract Details


To show the marked improvement in Best Corrected Visual Acuity in One-eyed patients after SICS and the absence of complications. These patients are screened at Outreach rural camps and operated in a Tertiary care Hospital in North India.


Retrospective study at Indira Gandhi Eye Hospital and Research Center , Lucknow , Uttar Pradesh , India .


Retrospective analysis of 23 one – eyed patients who underwent SICS out of which 2 were excluded from the study.( those lost to follow-up).These patients were operated at a tertiary eye hospital between june 2012 and april 2013 Details recorded were • Pre- operative & Post- Operative BCVA • Grade of cataract • Surgical Section (Superior & Temporal) • IOL Power • Intra-Operative Observation • Complication if any


Female: Male = 14: 7 i.e. 2: 1 Age varied from 45 to 85 years Surgical Section : Temporal tunnel- 39.13% Superior tunnel- 60.86% Grade of cataract • MSC- 26.08% • NS4-5 – 8.69% • NS3- 8.69% • NS2- 52.17% • NS1- 4.04% IOL power ranged from 19.0 to 25.50 D Pre –operative Best Corrected Visual Acuity : PL to FCF 39.13% , 1/60 to 5/60 39.13 % and 6/60 to 6/24 21.73 % . Post-operative Best Corrected Visual Acuity : 6/12 to 6/6 56.52 % , 6/24 to 6/18 30.43 % , 6/60 4.34 % and HM 8.69 % The data was applied in statistical analysis( paired t test- two tailed hypothesis)which showed a statistically significant improvement in BCVA. .The result is significant at p<0.05. No complications.


Marked improvement in BCVA in one eyed patients with no complications in any case. Proper aseptic precautions with weekly culture in OT and pre-operative conjunctival swab for culture and sensitivity. Surgeries being performed by senior surgeons have improved the final visual outcome in one eyed patients.

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