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Use of Psychotropic Medications in Patients Undergoing Primary LASIK, LASIK Retreatment, and Contact Lens Fitting. Thomas J Dingle, MD, Jay S Pepose, MD, PhD, Susan K Feigenbaum, PhD, Mujtaba A Qazi, MD. * None of the investigators have any financial interests related to this presentation.
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Thomas J Dingle, MD, Jay S Pepose, MD, PhD, Susan K Feigenbaum, PhD, Mujtaba A Qazi, MD
* None of the investigators have any financial interests related to this presentation
Retrospective chart review of patients in one high volume, refractive practice (Pepose Vision Institute)
The charts were selected randomly from previous office visits from 2002 to 2008.
The data collected was analyzed using Linear Prob, Probit, Logit qualitative choice estimation models
Three Study Populations
* Psychotropic drug use was higher in female compared to male subjects (p=0.001)
† Psychotropic drug use in females was higher in study subjects compared to the general population (p=0.001)
Variables affecting CTL fitting versus refractive surgery
Variables affecting the probability of retreatment
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