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10 - 12 February 2017, MECC Maastricht,The Netherlands.

This Meeting has been awarded 15 CME credits.

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The effect of 1.4% sodium hyaluronate(Bio-Hyalur Plus) viscoelastic device on corneal endothelium after uneventful phacoemulsification surgery

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First Author: U. Celik TURKEY

Co Author(s): B. Celik   S. Sevim                 

Abstract Details

Purpose:

To evaluate the safety and efficacy of 1.4 % Sodium-Hyaluronate(Bio-Hyalur Plus, Biotech Visioncare, Gujarat, India) used during capsulorhexis and intraocular lens (IOL) implantation in phacoemulsification surgery.

Setting:

Cataract and Refractive Surgery Department

Methods:

Fifty seven eyes of 57 patients (65.6 ± 7 years old 22M/35F) were enrolled to the study. The endothelial cell density (ECD) changes, after uneventful cataract surgery, were screened retrospectively.

Results:

The mean preoperative ECD was 2615.68 ± 166.74. Postoperative 1st week, 1st month and 3rd month ECD values were 2525.20 ± 192.21, 2506.04 ± 176.14, 2503.06 ± 152.28 respectively. Decreased in ECD after 1st week of the surgery was not significant on 1st and 3rd months follow ups. (p > 0.05).

Conclusions:

The 1.4 % Sodium-Hyaluronate(Bio-Hyalur Plus) effectively protected the endothelium in patients with, in phacoemulsification surgery. The endothelial cell density preservation in 1st and 3rd month proved its safety.

Financial Disclosure:

None

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