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[Experiences using the naclof eye drop after intraocular lense implantation]

BOYTHA Zsuzsanna1

JULY 31, 1991

Lege Artis Medicinae - 1991;1(13)

[Steroid containing eye drops play essential role in the treatment following cataract extraction and intraocular lense implantation. They have a very good effect on decreasing inflammation but their side effect of increasing the intraocular pressure is well known. That's why all over the world non-steroidal antiinflammatory eye drops are examined having no influence on the intraocular tension. The clinical effect Diclophenac-Na (Naclof, Dispersa AG., Switzerland) was examined following cataract surgery with implantation in the Department of Ophthalmology of the P. m. T. Semmelweis (St. Roch) Hospital, on 50 patients. While using the eyedrop 9 symptomps were evaluated at slitlamp examinations on the base of a four points subjective scale on the 1st, 3–4th, 10–14th intraocular lense postoperative days. The efficiency of the eye drop was found to be excellent at 34 patients (68%) and good at 16 patients (32%). There were no local or systemic side effects observed. The tolerance against the preparation was excellent at 47 patients (94%) and good at 3 patients (6%). The intraocular pressure did not increase in any of the cases. According to our experiences the clinical efficiency of the Naclof eyedrop is nearly the same as that of the steroid containing drops without side effect. ]

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