Possible factors modifying the surgically induced astigmatism in cataract surgery.

@article{StorrPaulsen1999PossibleFM,
  title={Possible factors modifying the surgically induced astigmatism in cataract surgery.},
  author={Allan Storr-Paulsen and H C Madsen and Ammann P Perriard},
  journal={Acta ophthalmologica Scandinavica},
  year={1999},
  volume={77 5},
  pages={548-51}
}
PURPOSE To investigate possible modifiers of the surgically induced astigmatism with special reference to age, gender, preoperative astigmatism, and the intraocular pressure. METHODS & PATIENTS Data for one hundred and one cataract patients operated on with extracapsular cataract extraction and intraocular lens implantation were prospectively recorded and followed for six years. Different explanatory variables like age, gender, preoperative astigmatism and postoperative intraocular pressure… CONTINUE READING