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Exfoliation syndrome (XFS) in Greek patients scheduled for cataract surgery

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First Author: D.Pagoulatos GREECE

Co Author(s):    T. Stauropoulou   P. Dimitrakas   I. Georgalas              

Abstract Details

Purpose:

Prospective study to evaluate the frequency of exfoliation syndrome (XFS) in Greek patients scheduled for cataract surgery.

Setting:

A�â�€�™ Ophthalmology Department, University of Athens

Methods:

This prospective study comprised 126 patients who had cataract surgery during the period 10/2014-1/2016. This study also included age, sex and intraocular pressure (IOP).

Results:

Mean age of the total study population was 72.5 years (range 52-86). XFS was present in 31 patients out of 126 patients (24.6%). Mean IOP was higher in the XFS group.

Conclusions:

XFS is wide common in Greek patients scheduled for cataract surgery. Diagnosis of XFS in cataract is vital in order to avoid difficult surgical complications.

Financial Disclosure:

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