Keratoconus: Diagnosis and Treatment

@article{Nordan1997KeratoconusDA,
  title={Keratoconus: Diagnosis and Treatment},
  author={Lee T. Nordan},
  journal={International Ophthalmology Clinics},
  year={1997},
  volume={37},
  pages={51-63}
}
  • L. Nordan
  • Published 1997
  • Medicine
  • International Ophthalmology Clinics
At a minimum, the refractive surgeon should use the patient's history, refraction, keratometry, and slit-lamp examination to determine the status of a patient's cornea. A diagnosis of keratoconus easily can explain a patient's symptoms or greatly alter a plan of action for refractive surgery. If the surgeon finds automated topography useful as a screening device for keratoconus, for patient education, and for the documentation of corneal status, it also should be included in the patient's… Expand
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