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Retrospective Patient Satisfaction Survey in Subjects With Tecnis Intra Ocular Lenses and Cataracts Surgery

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified September 2013 by MDbackline, LLC.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
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First received: September 12, 2013
Last updated: September 16, 2013
Last verified: September 2013
Define what factors correlate with higher degrees of patient satisfaction and dissatisfaction among patients who have recently undergone cataract surgery.

Condition Intervention
Cataract Procedure: Cataract Surgery

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Retrospective Patient Satisfaction Survey in Subjects With Tecnis Intra Ocular Lenses Cataracts Surgery

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Patient overall satisfaction post Cataract surgery [ Time Frame: 60 plus days Post surgery ]

    Patient will be given a satisfaction survey based on overall satisfaction:

    • Motivations for choosing their surgeon and for selecting an IOL choice
    • Fears that they had before surgery
    • Degree of spectacle independence for activities, including driving (day and night), watching television, computer use, reading print material, using their mobile phone
    • Degree of overall satisfaction with vision
    • Degree to which they notice unexpected side effects (dysphotopsias)
    • Degree to which they felt informed about any side effects they did experience
    • Activities for which they would like to see better
    • Willingness to refer friends for the same surgery
    • Whether they have already referred friends for the same surgery

Estimated Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: May 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: May 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Cataract Surgery Procedure: Cataract Surgery


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients that have had Cataract Surgery.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with uncomplicated bilateral cataract surgery with a Tecnis Multifocal or monofocal implant completed at least 60 days before the survey date.
  • Patient with and without astigmatic keratotomy will be included.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with visually significant co-morbidities (corneal, retina, optic nerve disease) that could affect their satisfaction with surgery
  • Patients with surgical complications either during or after surgery (capsule tears, iris trauma, decentered IOL, cystoid macular edema, etc.)
  • Patients with ≥ grade 1 posterior capsule opacity at their last visit
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01946581

Contact: Carol Hardy 949-900-5248

United States, California
Harvard Eye Associates Recruiting
Laguna Hills, California, United States, 92653
Principal Investigator: John Hovanesian, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
MDbackline, LLC
Principal Investigator: John Hovanesian, MD MD backline
Study Director: John Hovanesian, MD MD Backline
  More Information

Responsible Party: MDbackline, LLC Identifier: NCT01946581     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: JH SAT 2013
Study First Received: September 12, 2013
Last Updated: September 16, 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lens Diseases
Eye Diseases processed this record on September 19, 2017