Combination Therapy with Diquafosol Tetrasodium and Sodium Hyaluronate in Patients with Dry Eye after Laser In Situ Keratomileusis – Accepted Manuscript

Abstract: Purpose: To evaluate the possible advantages of combination therapy with diquafosol tetrasodium and sodium hyaluronate for dry eye after laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK).Design: Prospective, randomized, comparative trialMethods: A total of 206 eyes of 105 patients who underwent LASIK were enrolled in this study. Patients were randomly assigned to one of four treatment groups according to the postoperative treatment: artificial tears, sodium hyaluronate, diquafosol tetrasodium, and a combination of hyaluronate and diquafosol. A questionnaire for subjective dry eye symptoms, uncorrected and corrected visual acuity, functional visual acuity, manifest refraction, tear breakup time, fluorescein corneal staining, Schirmer test, and corneal (Read more...)

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