Prevalence of corneal astigmatism before cataract surgery.

@article{FerrerBlasco2009PrevalenceOC,
  title={Prevalence of corneal astigmatism before cataract surgery.},
  author={Teresa Ferrer-Blasco and Robert M{\`o}ntes-Mic{\'o} and Sofia Cl{\'a}udia Peixoto-de-Matos and Jos{\'e} Manuel Gonz{\'a}lez-M{\'e}ijome and Alejandro Cervi{\~n}o},
  journal={Journal of cataract and refractive surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={35 1},
  pages={70-5}
}
PURPOSE To analyze the prevalence and presentation patterns of corneal astigmatism in cataract surgery candidates. SETTING University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain. METHODS Refractive and keratometric values were measured before surgery in patients having cataract extraction. Descriptive statistics of refractive and keratometric cylinder data were analyzed and correlated by age ranges. RESULTS Refractive and keratometric data from 4,540 eyes of 2,415 patients (mean age 60.59 years +/- 9.87… CONTINUE READING

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