Natural history of corneal astigmatism after cataract surgery.

  title={Natural history of corneal astigmatism after cataract surgery.},
  author={Jonathan H. Talamo and Walter J. Stark and John D. Gottsch and Daniel F Goodman and K A Pratzer and T V Cravy and C. Enger},
  journal={Journal of cataract and refractive surgery},
  volume={17 3},
Little information on the natural course of corneal astigmatism following cataract surgery exists. We report a prospective, computerized analysis of postoperative astigmatism, based on keratometry measurements, of 137 cases of extracapsular cataract extraction with intraocular lens implantation performed by one surgeon. No sutures were cut postoperatively. Surgery induced 1.44 diopters (D) of with-the-rule astigmatism at one month, which declined at a rate of 0.77 D and 0.35 D per month for the… CONTINUE READING

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