Dextenza in Pterygium Surgery

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    Michelle Rhee MD
Updated on 5 August 2021
prednisolone acetate 1%
excision of pterygium


DEXTENZA for the treatment of post-surgical pain and inflammation compared to standard of care topical prednisolone acetate 1% in patients who undergo pterygium surgery (excision of pterygium with conjunctival autograft)


In patients who undergo pterygium surgery, eyes will be consecutively assigned to receive either DEXTENZA or topical prednisolone acetate 1%.15 eyes will receive a Dextenza insertion into both the upper and lower puncta at the time of surgery, followed by at postoperative month 1 visit institution of topical prednisolone acetate 1% bid x 2 weeks then qd x 2 weeks then discontinued. 15 eyes will receive starting on postoperative day 1 topical prednisolone acetate 1% q2 hours x 2 weeks then qid for 2 weeks then bid for 2 weeks then qd for 2 weeks then discontinued.

Condition Pterygium
Treatment Prednisolone acetate 1%, Dexamethasone Intracanalicular Insert, 0.4mg
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT04403516
SponsorMichelle Rhee MD
Last Modified on5 August 2021

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