Table 1

 Baseline variables

CovariateXFSNon-XFS
BCVA, best corrected visual acuity.
Mean patient age (years)75.98 (6.74)73.35 (10.59)
Men/women20/5138/74
Eye: R/L35/3641/71
Baseline IOP (mm Hg)17.6 (3.24)16.08 (3.18)
Mean phaco time (minutes)2.65 (3.69)0.74 (1.96)
Mean BCVA logMAR0.68 (0.43)0.48 (0.31)
Cataract: NS/PSC/cortical60/21/698/27/16
Anaesthesia: peribulbar/topical/retrobulbar21/33/1711/74/26
Sutureless/suture76/3646/23
Mean vertical C:D ratio0.46 (0.18)0.43 (0.17)
Irrigation volume (ml)345.8 (19.00)220.9 (6.70)