Corneal topographic changes after noncontact holmium:YAG laser thermal keratoplasty to correct hyperopia.

@article{Kohnen1996CornealTC,
  title={Corneal topographic changes after noncontact holmium:YAG laser thermal keratoplasty to correct hyperopia.},
  author={Thomas Kohnen and Sarah E Husain and Douglas D. Koch},
  journal={Journal of cataract and refractive surgery},
  year={1996},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={
          427-35
        }
}
PURPOSE To analyze the changes in corneal curvature induced by laser thermal keratoplasty (LTK) to correct hyperopia. SETTING Cullen Eye Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. METHODS We performed LTK on nine hyperopic eyes using a noncontact holmium: YAG (Ho:YAG) laser. Five eyes received a single ring of eight spots at the 6 mm zone… CONTINUE READING