Office-based Relaxing Incision Procedure for Correction of Astigmatism after Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty

@inproceedings{Javadi2017OfficebasedRI,
  title={Office-based Relaxing Incision Procedure for Correction of Astigmatism after Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty},
  author={Mohammad Javadi and Sepehr Feizi and Firooz Mirbabaee and Yousef Fekri},
  booktitle={Journal of ophthalmic & vision research},
  year={2017}
}
PURPOSE To report the outcomes of a simple and effective office-based procedure for the correction of astigmatism after deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK). METHODS This study enrolled 24 consecutive keratoconic eyes that developed an intolerable amount of graft astigmatism after DALK. The location and extension of steep semi-meridians were determined using corneal topography. Office-based relaxing incision procedures were performed at the slit-lamp biomicroscope using a 27-gauge… CONTINUE READING