Journal of Ophthalmology / 2016 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Evaluation of the Safety and Effectiveness of Intense Pulsed Light in the Treatment of Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

Table 3

Evaluation of number of orifices within central 1 cm, conjunctival injection, and corneal staining changes during IPL treatments.

Mean ± SD
BaselineDay 15Day 45Day 75

Number of orifices (central 1 cm)2.8 ± 2.84.3 ± 3.15.3 ± 3.54.9 ± 3.3
<0.010.020.96
Conjunctival injection0.95 ± 0.450.60 ± 0.550.58 ± 0.550.63 ± 0.49
0.0111
Corneal staining0.15 ± 0.490.03 ± 0.160.03 ± 0.160.08 ± 0.35
0.3910.96

Notes: ; paired -test compared to the previous visit with the Bonferroni correction.
SD: standard deviation.