Table 2

Preoperative and postoperative best corrected visual acuity (CDVA in Snellen and logMAR) and spherical equivalent (D)

Preoperative3 months6 months
Snellen CDVA (logMAR mean±SD)20/160 (0.91±0.58)*20/30 (0.15±0.09)†20/25 (0.11±0.07)
Spherical equivalent D (mean±SD)−1.31±2.5−1.06±1.75−0.7±0.92
ECD (cells/mm2)2675 (donor cells)‡1827±241§1729±296
  • Endothelial cell density (ECD) (cells/mm2) of the donor corneas, as supplied by the eye bank and mean ECD at 3 and 6 months postoperative.

  • *Statistically significant results between preoperative and 3 and 6 months (p=0.017 and 0.013).

  • †No statistically significant differences between 3 and 6 months (p=0.56).

  • ‡Statistically significant differences between donor ECD and ECD at 3 (p=0.001) and 6 months (p<0.001).

  • §No statistically significant differences between 3 and 6 months (p=0.99).

  • CDVA, corrected distance visual acuity.