Table 5 Mean incisional corneal thickness change by group
GroupLin Tor+USFixed TorUS*Fp Value
Corneal thicknessChange, %Corneal thicknessChange, %Corneal thicknessChange, %
Preop (SD)699 (28)687 (31)703 (36)0.9160.363
1 day (SD)919 (47)220 (29), 31.5903 (54)216 (21), 31.41058 (44)355 (15), 50.596.582<0.0001
7 days (SD)871 (28)181 (25), 25.9865 (42)178 (20), 25.9936 (36)234 (13), 32.385.374<0.0001
30 days (SD)703 (24)4 (3), 0.53695 (31)8 (5), 1.1708 (26)5 (3), 0.711.1480.256
  • *One-way ANOVA.

  • Fixed Tor, Fixed high Torsional amplitude group; Lin Tor+US, Linear Torsional combined with Ultrasound energy; US, Ultrasound mode.