Corneal scarring and irregular astigmatism following refractive surgery in a corneal transplant.


BACKGROUND Scarring may follow refractive surgery, causing irregular astigmatism and loss of visual acuity. METHODS A case report of scarring and irregular astigmatism occurring in a corneal transplant following photorefractive keratectomy and arcuate incisions is presented. RESULTS Following surgical excision of the scar, unaided visual acuity improved… (More)