Table 1

Baseline demographics

SteroidPlacebop Value
Mean age (years)59 (29–91)61 (20–83)>0.5
Gender (male) (n (%))11 (36)18 (56)0.137
Group (n (%))
 Post cataract17 (56)15 (47)0.974
 Post bleb4 (13)9 (28)
 Other9 (30)8 (25)
Systemic comorbidity (n (%))
 Yes12 (40)15 (47)0.585
 No18 (60)17 (53)
Diabetes mellitus (n (%))
 Yes6 (20)11 (34)0.260
 No24 (80)21 (66)
Hypertension (n (%))
 Yes4 (13)6 (19)0.733
 No26 (87)26 (81)
HIV (n (%))
 Yes1 (3)1 (3)0.999
 No29 (97)31 (97)
Ocular comorbidity (n (%))
 Yes10 (33)15 (46)0.311
 No20 (66)17 (54)
Glaucoma (n (%))
 Yes5 (17)11 (34)0.150
 No25 (83)21 (66)
Diabetic retinopathy (n (%))
 Yes5 (17)2 (6)0.249
 No25 (83)30 (94)
Cataract (n (%))
 Yes2 (7)1 (3%0.607
 No28 (93)31 (97)
Age-related macular degeneration (n (%))
 Yes02 (6)0.492
 No30 (100)30 (94)
Presenting visual acuity (n/n (%))
 Proportion with count fingers or less23/29 (79)28/32 (87.5)0.496