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Year : 1998  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 127-129
An Evaluation Of Short Cataract Surgery In Rural Haryana

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R Sharma

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Research question: Whether short post operative stay after cataract surgery affects the visual acuity & complications as compared to routine post operative stay? Objective: To study the outcome of short post operative stay after cataract surgery with that of routine cataract surgery. Study design: Cross-sectional Setting: Ophthalmology deptt. Pt. B.D. Sharma PGIMS, Rohtak Participants: 180 patients of senile cataract from rural area. Statistical Analysis: Chi-square test Results: During 6 months follow up 94.44% patients in group I and 92.22% in group II had comparable outcome in relation to visual acuity and complications. The reduction in post operative stay from 6 days to 3 days in rural population can be helpful in increasing the capacity of existing eye care facility without compromising the quality of surgery.

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