Table 4

Central corneal thickness (μm) and mean relative change in central corneal thickness (%) between the FLACS and CPS groups at each follow-up point (mean±SD)

ExamCCT (μm)Mean relative change in CCT (%)
FLACS groupCPS groupP valueFLACS groupCPS groupP value
Preoperative581±45579±490.59
POD1607±59574±450.088.4±9.13.9±8.00.25
POW1595±63604±570.293.7±8.06.9±8.20.10
POM1593±50590±570.27*2.4±8.43.0±9.20.84*
POM3578±52578±480.990.2±5.80.8±7.10.63
  • *Wilcoxon signed-rank test.

  • CCT, central corneal thickness; CPS, conventional phacoemulsification surgery; FLACS, femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery; POD1, postoperative day 1; POM1, postoperative month 1; POM3, postoperative month 3; POW1, postoperative week 1.