TITLE

Surgeon describes best techniques for correcting a decentered ablation

AUTHOR(S)
Ming Wang
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News Europe/Asia-Pacific Edition;Apr2008, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes decentered ablations and the best techniques to remedy them. According to the article, decentered ablations result in loss of best corrected visual acuity due to irregular astigmatism which causes symptoms such as diplopia, glare and ghosting. Gas permeable lenses and Custom-Corneal Ablation Pattern (Custom-CAP, VISX) are suggested to relieve patients of symptoms associated with decentration. Wavefront-driven custom treatment may also be used to correct decentrations.
ACCESSION #
31655521

 

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