Quantitative analysis of the central corneal refractive powers of both eyes of three patients demonstrated that, after radial keratotomy, the corneas tended to have a greater range of refractive powers than preoperatively, and that the corneas with a multifocal effect had a wider distribution of refractive powers than the corneas of eyes without this effect. It may be possible to intentionally achieve a multifocal lens effect by designing a refractive procedure to predictably widen the distribution of central corneal refractive powers.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1992|
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