Table 2

Absolute rotation and direction of rotation of the AcrySof SA60TT toric intraocular lenses between the one week and three months follow-up after implantation in standard cataract surgery.

Parameters

SA60T3

SA60T4

SA60T5

Summarized


Eyes (n)

7

17

20

44

Absolute rotation (degrees)

Mean ± SD

1.6 ± 1.0*

3.3 ± 2.4*

1.5 ± 2.0*

2.2 ± 2.2

Range

0 to 3

0 to 9

0 to 7

0 to 9

Direction of rotation, n (%)

Clockwise

4 (57%)

7 (41%)

5 (25%)

16 (36%)

Anti-clockwise

2 (29%)

7 (41%)

7 (35%)

16 (36%)

No rotation

1 (14%)

3 (18%)

8 (40%)

12 (28%)


*Statistically, no difference in absolute rotation was noticed between the three types (p > 0.18).

Zuberbuhler et al. BMC Ophthalmology 2008 8:8   doi:10.1186/1471-2415-8-8

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