Automated lamellar therapeutic keratoplasty (ALTK) in the treatment of anterior to mid-stromal corneal pathologies.

@article{Vajpayee2006AutomatedLT,
  title={Automated lamellar therapeutic keratoplasty (ALTK) in the treatment of anterior to mid-stromal corneal pathologies.},
  author={Rasik Bihari Vajpayee and Nagaraj Vasudendra and Jeewan Singh Titiyal and Radhika Tandon and Rasik Behari Vajpayee and Rajesh Ranjan Sinha},
  journal={Acta ophthalmologica Scandinavica},
  year={2006},
  volume={84 6},
  pages={
          771-3
        }
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the efficacy of automated lamellar therapeutic keratoplasty (ALTK) in the treatment of anterior to mid-stromal corneal pathologies. METHODS A prospective clinical study was undertaken in 15 eyes of 15 patients who underwent ALTK using the ALTK System (Moria/Microtek Inc., Doylestown, Pennsylvania, USA). The parameters evaluated were uncorrected and best corrected visual acuity (BCVA), keratometry, pachymetry, contrast sensitivity, glare acuity, intraoperative surgical time… CONTINUE READING
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