Are topical steroids essential after an uneventful cataract surgery?

  title={Are topical steroids essential after an uneventful cataract surgery?},
  author={Maki Nishino and Hiroshi Eguchi and Akiko Iwata and Hiroshi Shiota and Mariko Tanaka and Takeshi Tanaka},
  journal={The journal of medical investigation : JMI},
  volume={56 1-2},
PURPOSE To access the necessity of topical steroids after uneventful cataract surgery, phaco-emulsification/aspiration plus intraocular lens (PEA+IOL) implantation. DESIGN Single-blind, randomized, prospective study. PARTICIPANTS Twenty-one patients were prospectively randomized, 11 patients were assigned to the steroid group, and 10 to the non-steroid group. METHODS Between March and September 2007, in Mino Tanaka Hospital in Tokushima Prefecture, Japan, we performed PEA+IOL in 28 eyes… CONTINUE READING

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