A basic understanding of radial keratotomy.

  • A E Anderson
  • Published 1986 in Journal of the American Optometric Association


Radial keratotomy surgery was first performed in the United States in 1978. Although all the questions regarding surgical flattening of the cornea have not been answered, a great deal of what happens is understood. Currently, eight factors are noted either pre- or intraoperatively which appear to have a correlation with the outcome of the surgery. These… (More)


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@article{Anderson1986ABU, title={A basic understanding of radial keratotomy.}, author={A E Anderson}, journal={Journal of the American Optometric Association}, year={1986}, volume={57 11}, pages={818-22} }