Effects of pterygium on corneal spherical power and astigmatism.

  title={Effects of pterygium on corneal spherical power and astigmatism.},
  author={Atsuo Tomidokoro and Kazunori Miyata and Yoshikiyo Sakaguchi and Tomokazu Samejima and Tadatoshi Tokunaga and Tetsuro Oshika},
  volume={107 8},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate prospectively the corneal refractive status before and after pterygium surgery and its relationship with preoperative pterygium size. DESIGN Prospective, nonrandomized, comparative (self-controlled) trial. PARTICIPANTS One hundred thirty-six eyes undergoing primary pterygium removal surgery. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Corneal spherical power, astigmatism, surface regularity index (SRI), and surface asymmetry index (SAI) before and after surgery, and the preoperative… CONTINUE READING

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