Femtosecond laser arcuate keratotomy for the correction of postkeratoplasty high astigmatism in keratoconus

@inproceedings{Hashemian2017FemtosecondLA,
  title={Femtosecond laser arcuate keratotomy for the correction of postkeratoplasty high astigmatism in keratoconus},
  author={Mohammad Naser Hashemian and Habib Ojaghi and Mehrdad Mohammadpour and Mahmoud Jabbarvand and Firouzeh Rahimi and M Abtahi and Mehdi Mazloumi and Seyed-Hossein Abtahi},
  booktitle={Journal of research in medical sciences : the official journal of Isfahan University of Medical Sciences},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Astigmatism is the leading complication in visual recovery after penetrating keratoplasty (PKP) and deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK); in this study, we evaluated the outcome of femtosecond laser arcuate keratotomy (FLAK) after DALK and PKP in Iranian keratoconic patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS In this prospective interventional case series, refractive and keratometric predictability, efficacy, and complications of FLAK for postkeratoplasty astigmatism in keratoconus were… CONTINUE READING

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