Effects of steep meridian incision on corneal astigmatism in phacoemulsification cataract surgery.

@article{Rho2012EffectsOS,
  title={Effects of steep meridian incision on corneal astigmatism in phacoemulsification cataract surgery.},
  author={Chang Rae Rho and Choun-Ki Joo},
  journal={Journal of cataract and refractive surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={38 4},
  pages={666-71}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate surgically induced astigmatism (SIA) when the clear corneal incision is located on the preoperative steep meridian of the corneal astigmatism in phacoemulsification cataract surgery. SETTING Seoul St. Mary's Hospital, Seoul, South Korea. DESIGN Comparative case series. METHODS Patients with preoperative corneal astigmatism greater than 0.50 diopter (D) were evaluated. The corneal incision meridian was chosen by rounding the steep corneal meridian to the closest 10… CONTINUE READING
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