Modified corneoscleral incision to reduce postoperative astigmatism after 6 mm diameter intraocular lens implantation.

@article{Kawano1993ModifiedCI,
  title={Modified corneoscleral incision to reduce postoperative astigmatism after 6 mm diameter intraocular lens implantation.},
  author={Koichi Kawano},
  journal={Journal of cataract and refractive surgery},
  year={1993},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={
          387-92
        }
}
I modified the corneoscleral incision for cataract surgery so the incision is located between the 9 o'clock and 12 o'clock positions and termed it the BENT incision (abbreviated from "between nine and twelve o'clock"). I made the incision on 110 patients for phacoemulsification and 6.0 mm diameter poly(methyl methacrylate) intraocular lens implantation and analyzed postoperative corneal astigmatism. The results revealed that the surgically induced astigmatism was 0.3 diopters of with-the-rule… CONTINUE READING