Liquid corneal bandage outperforms suture, standard hydration after cataract surgery

A liquid adhesive ocular bandage was associated with less surgically induced astigmatism and foreign body sensation than sutures or hydration after cataract surgery, according to a study.The prospective study included 90 eyes that underwent phacoemulsification with a clear corneal incision; 29 eyes were sutured and 30 eyes received the OcuSeal liquid adhesive ocular bandage (Beaver-Visitec International). A control group comprised 31 eyes that underwent standard stromal hydration. Patients were evaluated at 1, 3, 5, 7 and 14 days postoperatively.

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