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By Ming Wang MD

ISBN-10: 1556429703

ISBN-13: 9781556429705

With the fast development of corneal topography and wavefront applied sciences and the elevated software of corneal topography not just in refractive but in addition in top class IOL surgical procedure, a brand new variation of the best-selling Corneal Topography: A advisor for scientific software within the Wavefront period often is the ideal source for either ophthalmologists and optometrists.

In this moment variation, Dr. Ming Wang, Dr. Tracy Swartz and over 50 members mix the real subject matters of refractive and top rate lens surgical procedures and positioned corneal topography within the context of wavefront know-how. With over 500 photographs, this version offers certain cognizance to the most recent advances in those technologies.

The state of the art technological know-how and alertness of corneal topography for those anterior phase surgical procedures is easily represented in Corneal Topography, A advisor for medical software within the Wavefront period, moment variation, making it the newest and such a lot finished reference of those cutting-edge applied sciences for refractive and for top rate IOL surgery.

Topographic and Wavefront applied sciences lined Include:
• Placido disc-based topographic systems
• Elevation-based topographic systems
• Ultrasound-based topographic systems
• OCT-based topographic systems
• Topography and wavefront mixed systems

Topographic functions lined Include:
• Topographies of corneal illnesses, together with post-RK/CK/LASIK/PRK
• Topography-guided touch lens fitting
• Topography software in refractive surgical procedure and in top rate IOL surgeries
• Topographic suggestions for corneal surgeries
• Topography-guided customized treatments
• mixed therapy innovations utilizing topography and wavefront data
• destiny improvement of corneal topography within the wavefront era

Updated and reorganized to mirror alterations within the expertise, Corneal Topography: A consultant for scientific software within the Wavefront period, moment version is indispensible for all anterior section surgeons, ophthalmologists, and optometrists.

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20 Pupil size is uniquely suited to limited aberrations, such as spherical aberration and diffraction. 5 mm. 24 Corneal Optics After Keratorefractive Surgery Keratorefractive surgery changes the natural shape of the cornea, typically decreasing the natural safeguards against aberrations. Keratorefractive surgeries are successful because the optical properties of the eye can be manipulated by changing the shape of the cornea. With radial keratotomy, the central cornea is flattened due to relaxing incisions (Figure 2-5).

An elevation and axial power map in an eye showing with-the-rule astigmatism. In refractive surgery, we often need to compare preand postoperative topographical maps. The goal is to determine where tissue was removed and how much tissue was removed. We can then correlate this to the refractive effect that was achieved with the keratorefractive surgery. Elevation mapping directly illustrates tissue removal. Some programs perform a pre- and postoperative analysis based on the anterior elevation and pachymetry maps to calculate the exact amount of tissue that was removed at each point.

Note the ratio of refractive change to keratometric change is not 1:1. The mismatch is thought to result from the change in posterior corneal curvature following keratorefractive surgery. In myopic ablative procedures, the posterior corneal surface is thought to become more negative at the same time the anterior corneal surface becomes less positive. The natural power ratio between the 2 surfaces is altered, and the assumptions used in keratometry create significant errors in power measurements.

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