Dextenza in Pterygium Surgery

  • STATUS
    Recruiting
  • participants needed
    30
  • sponsor
    Michelle Rhee MD
Updated on 5 August 2021
autograft
prednisolone acetate 1%
dextenza
excision of pterygium

Summary

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)

Description

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.

Details
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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