ISSN 2321–3647
Sun, 19 Nov 2017

Comparative Study of Prednisolone Acetate 1% Eye Drop With Difluprednate 0.05% Eye Drop In Postoperative Management Following Small Incision Cataract Surgery

Ashok Kumar Meena1*, Mukul Jain2

1.Professor & HOD, Department of Ophthalmology, Govt. Medical College, Kota, Rajasthan, India

2. P.G. Resident Doctor, Department of Ophthalmology, Govt. Medical College, Kota, Rajasthan, India


ABSTRACT

This study was done to compare the anti-inflammatory efficacy of prednisolone acetate 1% and difluprednate 0.05% eye drops in the management of ocular inflammation after uneventful small incision cataract surgery. It was a prospective randomized control study done in Department of Ophthalmology, Government Medical College & associated group of hospitals, Kota. 100 patients (age >50 years) with senile cataract were taken. After surgery, 50 patients were treated with prednisolone acetate 1% and 50 patients with difluprednate 0.05% eye drops. Patients were examined and compared on postoperative day 1, 3, 7 & 28 for pain, circumcorneal congestion, corneal oedema, aqueous flare, visual acuity and intraocular pressure. Reduction in pain, ciliary congestion, corneal oedema and aqueous flare on day 7 was more in difluprednate group. No clinically significant elevation in intraocular pressure was noted in any patient during study. Difluprednate 0.05% controls postoperative inflammation rapidly as compared to prednisolone acetate 1%.

Keywords: Prednisolone, Difluprednate, Aqueous flare, intraocular pressure


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