Table 2: Pre- and postoperative corneal endothelial parameters.

Group 1 (BSS)
Mean ± SD
Group 2 (Air)
Mean ± SD
value
PreoperativePost 1 monthPost 3 monthPreoperativePost 1 monthPost 3 month

Cell density (cells/mm2)2646 ± 284.12523  ±3112479 ± 3032605 ± 3672465 ± 3512424 ± 3360.16
Endothelial cell loss146 ± 84
5.5%
189 ± 132
7.1%
164 ± 125
6.3%
172 ± 95
6.6%
0.1
Coefficient of variance % (polymegathism)38.2 ± 61644±39.8 ± 1040.3 ± 8.435.8 ± 1134.4 ± 110.8
Hexagonality % (pleomorphism)49 ± 839 ± 1545 ± 1051 ± 1042 ± 843 ± 90.3
Central corneal thickness, micron508 ± 22518 ± 23508 ± 20509 ± 34530 ± 40510 ± 410.28