Management of postkeratoplasty astigmatism.

  title={Management of postkeratoplasty astigmatism.},
  author={H Keith Riddle and Donald A Parker and Francis W. Price},
  journal={Current opinion in ophthalmology},
  volume={9 4},
Many factors have led to the improved success rate for clear corneal grafts after penetrating keratoplasty. Unfortunately, postoperative corneal astigmatism commonly occurs and can produce significant visual impairment. Astigmatic correction may include spectacle correction or contact lenses, but if this fails, then surgical options are considered. Refractive surgical techniques such as suture removal or adjustment, relaxing incisions, wedge resections, and photorefractive keratectomy or laser… CONTINUE READING