Estudo videoceratoscópico no pré e pós-operatório da cirurgia refrativa incisional

Estudo videoceratoscópico no pré e pós-operatório da cirurgia refrativa incisional

Autores:

Eduardo Marcelo Moron de Andrade,
Mauro S. Campos

ARTIGO ORIGINAL

Arquivos Brasileiros de Oftalmologia

versão impressa ISSN 0004-2749versão On-line ISSN 1678-2925

Arq. Bras. Oftalmol. vol.61 no.1 São Paulo fev. 1998

http://dx.doi.org/10.5935/0004-2749.19980111

SUMMARY

Purpose:

To verify clinical applicances of computerized corneal topography (CCT) on incisional refractive surgery (RK).

Methods:

RK candidates underwent complete eye exam including CCT. From 219 patients, 63 were excluded due to others eye diseases or "keratoconus suspect-patients". Corneal Topography was analysed by three different observers and classified as rounded, bow-tie and irregular.

Results:

36 patients (66 eyes) were included in these analyses and underwent RK. Mean follow up was 13.7 months. Most of the topographies evoluted to a more regular pattern after RK. A significant agreement was found among the observers in the classification pre and pos operative topographies.

Conclusions:

CCT is necessary in selecting and monitoring RK patients.

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