Table 3: Comparison of patient characteristics between the patients with myopic progression and the patients without myopic progression.

CharacteristicsMyopic progression (n = 22)Without myopic progression (n = 39) value

Age, mean (SD) (years)73.5 (8.6)61.7 (14.6)0.003
Gender, n (%)0.18
 Men14 (64)17 (44)
 Women8 (36)22 (56)
Preoperative LogMAR BCVA, mean (SD)0.3 (0.3)0.2 (0.3)0.03
Postoperative LogMAR BCVA, mean (SD)0.9 (0.6)0.3 (0.3)<0.001
Glaucoma type, n (%)<0.001
 Exfoliation glaucoma15 (68)8 (20)
 Other glaucoma types7 (32)31 (80)
Preoperative IOP, mean (SD) (mmHg)27.3 (9.1)24.8 (9.5)0.16
Postoperative IOP, mean (SD) (mmHg)14.0 (4.4)13.2 (2.9)0.50
Conjunctival incision, n (%)0.017
 Fornix-based19 (86)22 (56)
 Limbus-based3 (14)17 (44)
Anterior chamber opening duration, mean (SD) (min)5.2 (1.6)5.3 (1.9)0.86
Axial length, mean (SD) (mm)23.5 (1.6)24.8 (2.1)0.018
Preoperative nuclear color grade2.4 (0.7)1.8 (0.8)0.004
Postoperative nuclear color grade3.6 (0.8)2.0 (1.0)<0.001
Nuclear color grade change1.2 (0.8)0.2 (0.5)<0.001

BCVA, best corrected visual acuity; IOP, intraocular pressure; LogMAR, logarithm of minimum angle of resolution; SD, standard deviation.