International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Health and Medical Sciences | India | Volume 12 Issue 4, April 2023


Study to Evaluate and Compare Visual Outcome after Cataract Surgery in Diabetics with Non - Diabetic Patients in a Tertiary Care Center

Dr. Akash U Malvi | Dr. N. T. Patil | Dr. N. S. Arvikar [2]


Abstract: Aim: The aim of this study is to evaluate and compare visual outcome after cataract surgery in diabetic with non - diabetic patients in a tertiary care hospital. Material & Methods: 1) Study type and design: Hospital based analytical prospective study. 2) Study area: The present study had been carried out in Dept. Of Ophthalmology, Dr Ulhas Patil Medical College and Hospital Jalgaon. 3) Study population: 50 cataract patients with diabetes mellitus (cases) and 50 non - diabetic cataract patients (controls). So total of 100 samples. 4) Study duration: 2 years from Jan 2021 to December 2022. Results: The mean preoperative best corrected visual acuity in the diabetic group was 0.99?0.19 and in non - diabetic group was 0.96?0.21. The mean post - operative best corrected visual acuity in log MAR units in the diabetic group was 0.27?0.14 and in the non - diabetic group was 0.25?0.11. The difference in pre and post op visual outcome was statistically significant (p=0.001). Post - operative visual acuity of 6/12 or better was achieved in 88% eyes in diabetics and 94% among non - diabetics.


Keywords: Cataract, Diabetes, Cataract surgery, SICS, Diabetic retinopathy


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 4, April 2023,


Pages: 1079 - 1085


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