Multifocal corneal topographic changes after radial keratotomy

H. Moreira, J. J. Garbus, M. Lee, A. Fasano, P. J. McDonnell

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Abstract

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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)85-89
Number of pages5
JournalOphthalmic surgery
Volume23
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1992
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology

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