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Título: Characterization of corneal structure in keratoconus
Autor: Piñero, David P.
Nieto, Juan C.
López Miguel, Alberto
Año del Documento: 2012
Editorial: Elsevier
Descripción: Producción Científica
Documento Fuente: Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, vol.38 (2012)12, p. 2167-2183
Resumen: The increasing volume of patients interested in refractive surgery and the new treatment options available for keratoconus have generated a higher interest in achieving a better characterization of this pathology. The ophthalmic devices for corneal analysis and diagnosis have experienced a rapid development during the past decade with the implementation of technologies such as the Placido-disk corneal topography and the introduction of others such as scanning-slit topography, Scheimpflug photography, and optical coherence tomography, which are able to accurately describe not only the geometry of the anterior corneal surface but also that of the posterior surface, as well as pachymetry and corneal volume. Specifically, anterior and posterior corneal elevation, corneal power, pachymetry maps, and corneal coma-like aberrometry data provide sufficient information for an accurate characterization of the cornea to avoid misleading diagnoses of patients and provide appropriate counseling of refractive surgery candidates.
Materias (normalizadas): Cirugía refractiva
Cornea - Cirugía
ISSN: 0886-3350
Revisión por Pares: SI
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcrs.2012.10.022
Idioma: eng
Derechos: info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
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