Surgically Induced Astigmatism in Cataract Surgery

  title={Surgically Induced Astigmatism in Cataract Surgery},
  author={Allan Stork-Paulsen},
A study of 144 extracapsular cataract extractions (ECCE) was undertaken to investigate the long-term development of postoperative astigmatism. The study was prospective with seven postoperative controls. The results were stored and evaluated after 1 year by computer. Specifically, the importance of incision configuration and wound closure were investigated. In the incision configuration study 36 eyes with scleral tunnel incision were compared with 36 age- and sex-matched eyes with corneoscleral… CONTINUE READING

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