[Prevalence and age-related changes of corneal astigmatism in patients before cataract surgery].

  title={[Prevalence and age-related changes of corneal astigmatism in patients before cataract surgery].},
  author={M. Michelitsch and N. Ardjomand and B. Vidic and A. Wedrich and G. Steinwender},
  journal={Der Ophthalmologe : Zeitschrift der Deutschen Ophthalmologischen Gesellschaft},
  volume={114 3},
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to determine the extent and the distribution of corneal astigmatism in patients awaiting cataract surgery in a mid-European tertiary clinic centre and hence to establish the demand for methods reducing corneal astigmatism. PATIENTS AND METHODS Keratometry measurements of cataract surgery candidates assigned to a university clinic between January 2013 and October 2014 were recorded and analysed retrospectively. RESULTS A total of 6900 eyes of 3450… Expand
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