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Comparison of Diclofenac vs. Nepafenac Ophthalmic Drops: Patient Comfort

Information source: Wolfson Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on August 23, 2015
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Condition(s) targeted: Post Surgical Management; Pain Management; Inflamation Management

Intervention: Diclofenac (Drug); Nepafenac (Drug)

Phase: N/A

Status: Recruiting

Sponsored by: Wolfson Medical Center


In this study we test Diclofenac and Nepafenac and compared patients experience and comfort following administration of these ophthalmic drops.

Clinical Details

Study design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject)

Primary outcome: patient's comfort

Secondary outcome: patient's comfort

Detailed description: In this study we will compare the ocular tolerability between preservative-free Diclofenac and Nepafenac drops. Using a standard comparative scale we will measured discomfort, itching, burning and pain in intervals of 1 sec, 5 sec, 1 min and 5 min post-administration. The results may aid both doctors and patients in decision regarding the post surgical anti-inflammatory treatment.


Minimum age: 18 Years. Maximum age: N/A. Gender(s): Both.


Inclusion Criteria:

- patient facing cataract surgery

Exclusion Criteria:

- under 18

- cognitive decline

Locations and Contacts

The E.Wolfson Medical Center, Holon 58100, Israel; Recruiting
Asaf Achiron, MD, Phone: +97235028706
Keren Pelleg, Phone: +97235035713, Email: kerenp@wolfson.health.gov.il
Additional Information

Starting date: July 2015
Last updated: July 22, 2015

Page last updated: August 23, 2015

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