Journal article

Preoperative Expectations and Postoperative Outcomes of Visual Functioning among Cataract Patients in Urban Southern China

Ziyan Chen, Xianchai Lin, Bo Qu, Wuyou Gao, Yajing Zuo, Wenyan Peng, Ling Jin, Minbin Yu, Ecosse Lamoureux

PLoS One | PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE | Published : 2017

Abstract

PURPOSE: To investigate the relationship between preoperative expectations and actual postoperative outcomes of visual function (VF) among patients undergoing first eye cataract surgery. METHODS: A longitudinal study of 182 patients from hospitals in urban Southern China were surveyed prior to surgery and 3 month after cataract surgery regarding their preoperative, expected postoperative and actual postoperative VF for each of the items on the Catquest-9SF and their satisfaction with cataract surgery. In addition, detailed clinical data were collected preoperatively and postoperatively. RESULTS: The majority of cataract patients in urban Southern China had high expectations for VF outcomes a..

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Grants

Awarded by Guangdong Natural Science Foundation


Awarded by Science and Technology Program of Guangdong Province, China


Awarded by Science and Technology Program of Guangzhou, China


Awarded by National Natural Science Foundation of China


Funding Acknowledgements

This work is funded by Guangdong Natural Science Foundation (2015A030313171), Science and Technology Program of Guangdong Province, China (2013B020400003), Science and Technology Program of Guangzhou, China (15570001), and National Natural Science Foundation of China (81200685). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.