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10 - 14 Sept. 2016, Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark

This Meeting has been awarded 27 CME credits

 

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Nepafenac vs fluorometholone in allergic conjunctivitis

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First Author: A. Saif EGYPT

Co Author(s):    W. Mahran                    

Abstract Details

Purpose:

Comparing the effect of nepafenac (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID’s )) versus Fluorometholone(Steroids ) in allergic conjunctivitis in upper Egypt.

Setting:

Fayoum University Hospital and Beni Suef University Hospital

Methods:

Thirty patient(60 eyes) having allergic conjunctivitis was randomly assigned to group A: nepafenac group (30 eyes) and group B : Fluorometholone group (30 eyes) . All patients were having full Ophthalmic examination and assesment using The Cornea and Contact Lens Research Unit (CCLRU) grading scale.

Results:

There was 53.3% males in both groups with a mean age of 18.07±8.5 in group A and 21.5±8.2 in group B. There was no statistical significance between both groups regarding Bulbar redness, Limbar_redness, Lid_redness, Lid Roughness With Light Reflex, Lid Roughness Flourescene , Corneal staining type, Corneal staining depth , Corneal staining extent, Papillae, Chemosis, Discharge, Itching.

Conclusions:

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs is an alternative option for the traetment of allergic conjunctivitis.

Financial Disclosure:

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