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Table 4 Results 2 years postoperatively

From: Combined phacoemulsification and viscocanalostomy with Ologen implant versus combined phacoemulsification and viscocanalostomy

Parameters Phaco-viscocanalostomy group (n = 39) Phaco-viscocanalostomy with Ologen® implant group (n = 40) p value
Visual acuity
 Range 0.5–1.0 0.5–1.0  
 mean ± SD 0.75 ± 0.18 0.73 ± 0.19 0.63
IOPa; mmHg
 Range 15–22 13–21  
 mean ± SD 16.85 ± 1.58 15.96 ± 1.79 0.02
Antiglaucoma drugs; n
 Range 0–4 0–4  
 mean ± SD 0.64 ± 1.01 0.35 ± 0.86 0.06
Success results
 complete success, n (%) 23 (59.0) 32 (80.0) 0.04§
 qualified success, n (%) 12 (30.8) 5 (12.5) 0.048§
 failure, n (%) 4 (10.3) 3 (7.5) 0.67§
  1. IOP intraocular pressure, SD standard deviation
  2. ameasured without treatment
  3. Two-tailed student t test
  4. Man-Whitney U test
  5. §Chi square test