LASIK Complications and Their Management

Oct 10, 2019 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on LASIK Complications and Their Management

Introduction Laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) is the most common surgical method for the management of refractive errors. Flap creation is the first and most important step in the LASIK…

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Wavefront Analysis

Oct 10, 2019 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Wavefront Analysis

Introduction The development of new instrumentation to measure human optical aberrations and the recent refinements in the excimer laser delivery systems have opened a new era in vision correction: patient-customized,…

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Multifocal Corneal Surgery for Presbyopia

Oct 10, 2019 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Multifocal Corneal Surgery for Presbyopia

Introduction Presbyopia can be defined as the point where accommodative function declines to less than 3 to 4 diopters (D), receding the near point beyond arms’ length at reading distance….

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Corneal Implants and Inlays

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Introduction Presbyopic corneal inlays are implanted in the corneal stromal tissue to increase the eye’s depth of focus and to correct presbyopia. The initial steps toward the development of present-day…

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Posterior Chamber Phakic Intraocular Lens

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Introduction In 1986, Fyodorov originated the first plate posterior chamber phakic intraocular lens (PIOL). He used a one-piece silicone collar button PIOL with a Teflon coat. Encouraging initial results were…

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Complications of Phakic Intraocular Lenses

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Introduction Different surgical techniques have been developed to treat high myopia but it remains a refractive challenge. Corneal procedures fall short of correcting high refractive errors because of low predictability,…

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