An Analytical Study to Assess Intra-operative and Post operative Complications among Cataract Patients at a Government Tertiary Care Hospital.
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2022, Volume 9, Issue 5, Pages 433-439
AbstractIntroduction: Cataract is defined as an opacification of the crystalline lens leading to visual impairment, usually manifested in ageing people. Several types of cataract correcting surgeries are prevalent. Intra-operative and post operative complications are also common following the cataract surgery.
Aim: To study the complications and visual outcome in patient of mature or hypermature cataract undergoing cataract surgery.
Method: Study was done at GMERS Medical College & Hospital, Gandhinagar, Gujarat. It was a prospective study conducted at Ophthalmology department of GMERS Medical College & Hospital, Gandhinagar, Gujarat. Patients who attended outpatient department of ophthalmology department of GMERS Medical College & Hospital, Gandhinagar, Gujarat. Results: According to OCTET grading, 21 (26%) patients had one or more intra-operative complication. 16.2% patients had OCTET grade I, 6.3% had grade II and 3.7% patients had OCTET grade III complications. Overall, 42 (52.5%) patients had one or more post-operative complication.
Conclusion: MSICS promises to be a viable cost-effective alternative to the more expensive phacoemulsification. Most of the post-operative complications had subsided at the end of 6 weeks.
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