Surgical correction of high postkeratoplasty astigmatism. Relaxing incisions vs wedge resection.

Abstract

Improved techniques and procedures have resulted in a higher rate of clear grafts after penetrating keratoplasty. A clear graft, however, does not give a good visual result if high corneal astigmatism prevents the successful wearing of spectacles or contact lenses. This article describes the methods and results of two microsurgical techniques--the corneal… (More)

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@article{Krachmer1980SurgicalCO, title={Surgical correction of high postkeratoplasty astigmatism. Relaxing incisions vs wedge resection.}, author={Jay H Krachmer and R. E. Fenzl}, journal={Archives of ophthalmology}, year={1980}, volume={98 8}, pages={1400-2} }