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Hu-Ping Song, Bing-Yu Tian, Jing Peng
AIM: To evaluate the efficacy of toric intraocular lens markers-assisted implantation of the scleral-fixated intraocular lens (SFIOL). METHODS: From October 2010 to December 2013, all patients who had undergone secondary SFIOL implantation were assigned to group 1 and 2, in group 1 SFIOL was performed with the assist of radial keratotomy (RK)-marker, and in group 2 SFIOL was performed with the assisted of toric intraocular lens markers (T-and axis markers). Patients' demographic data and information on baseline preoperative visual acuity, indication for surgery and latest postoperative visual acuity were collected and analyzed...
2016: International Journal of Ophthalmology
Marcony R Santhiago
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 2016: Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Z D Li, F J Bao, Q M Wang, J H Huang
Objective: To establish a finite-element biomechanical model of astigmatic keratotomy, and to investigate the impact of surgical parameters on corneal deformation, stress distribution and astigmatism correction. Methods: With Rhinoceros modeling and Abaqus finite element analysis software, a three-dimensional finite-element model of astigmatic cornea was developed, and surgical parameters such as incision optical zone, incision depth and length were varied. Postoperative corneal stress, apical deformation and astigmatism correction were assessed...
September 11, 2016: [Zhonghua Yan Ke za Zhi] Chinese Journal of Ophthalmology
Bu Ki Kim, Su Joung Mun, Dae Gyu Lee, Young Taek Chung
PURPOSE: To report a case of successful bilateral small incision lenticule extraction (SMILE) performed on a patient who had penetrating keratoplasty and astigmatic keratotomy in the right eye and penetrating keratoplasty in the left eye. METHODS: Case report. RESULTS: Astigmatic keratotomy was used to reduce astigmatism of the right eye because astigmatism was higher than the maximum correction limitation of SMILE. Bilateral SMILE was performed afterward...
August 1, 2016: Journal of Refractive Surgery
Mélanie J Boileau, Rinosh Mani, Melanie A Breshears, Margi Gilmour, Jared D Taylor, Kenneth D Clinkenbeard
OBJECTIVE To determine the efficacy of Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus 109J for the treatment of calves with experimentally induced infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis (IBK). ANIMALS 12 healthy dairy calves. PROCEDURES For each calf, a grid keratotomy was performed on both eyes immediately before inoculation with Moraxella bovis hemolytic strain Epp63-300 (n = 11 calves) or nonhemolytic strain 12040577 (1 calf). For each calf inoculated with M bovis Epp63-300, the eyes were randomly assigned to receive an artificial tear solution with (treatment group) or without (control group) lyophilized B bacteriovorus 109J...
September 2016: American Journal of Veterinary Research
Tommy C Y Chan, Alex L K Ng, George P M Cheng, Zheng Wang, Victor C P Woo, Vishal Jhanji
PURPOSE: To investigate the stability of corneal astigmatism and higher-order aberrations after combined femtosecond-assisted phacoemulsification and arcuate keratotomy. DESIGN: Retrospective, interventional case series. METHODS: Surgery was performed using a VICTUS (Bausch & Lomb Inc, Dornach, Germany) platform. A single, 450-μm deep, arcuate keratotomy was paired at the 8-mm zone with the main phacoemulsification incision in the opposite meridian...
October 2016: American Journal of Ophthalmology
Jack X Ma, Maolong Tang, Li Wang, Mitchell P Weikert, David Huang, Douglas D Koch
PURPOSE: To evaluate the accuracy of the optical coherence tomography-based (OCT formula) and Barrett True K (True K) intraocular lens (IOL) calculation formulas in eyes with previous radial keratotomy (RK). METHODS: In 95 eyes of 65 patients, using the actual refraction following cataract surgery as target refraction, the predicted IOL power for each method was calculated. The IOL prediction error (PE) was obtained by subtracting the predicted IOL power from the implanted IOL power...
July 1, 2016: Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science
Rozina Noristani, Tim Schultz, H Burkhard Dick
PURPOSE: To determine the efficacy of femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery in eyes with radial keratometry. METHODS: Femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery was performed in 3 patients (6 eyes) who had six to eight radial keratotomy incisions. RESULTS: In all cases, the anterior segment of the eye was visualized with integrated three-dimensional optical coherence tomography and it was possible to position the laser corneal incisions between the radial keratotomy incisions...
June 1, 2016: Journal of Refractive Surgery
Daniel Böhringer, Nina Dineva, Philip Maier, Florian Birnbaum, Thomas Kirschkamp, Thomas Reinhard, Philipp Eberwein
PURPOSE: To report the long-term stability of paired arcuate corneal keratotomies (AKs) in patients with high regular postpenetrating keratoplasty astigmatism. METHODS: Retrospective chart review of best-corrected visual acuity, refraction and keratometric values of 41 eyes with AK between 2003 and 2012. RESULTS: Magnitude of median target induced astigmatism vector was 9.2 dioptres (Dpt). We reached a median magnitude of surgically induced astigmatism vector of 9...
May 6, 2016: Acta Ophthalmologica
Thais Pinheiro Callou, Renato Garcia, Adriana Mukai, Natalia T Giacomin, Rodrigo Guimarães de Souza, Samir J Bechara
Femtosecond laser technology has become widely adopted by ophthalmic surgeons. The purpose of this study is to discuss applications and advantages of femtosecond lasers over traditional manual techniques, and related unique complications in cataract surgery and corneal refractive surgical procedures, including: LASIK flap creation, intracorneal ring segment implantation, presbyopic treatments, keratoplasty, astigmatic keratotomy, and intrastromal lenticule procedures.
2016: Clinical Ophthalmology
Robert A Fargione, Prabjot Channa
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Millions of Americans have undergone refractive surgeries, including radial keratotomy, photorefractive keratectomy, and laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis. Eye Bank Association of America medical standards do not permit corneas from patients who have undergone refractive procedures to be used in penetrating keratoplasty, anterior lamellar keratoplasty, or tectonic grafting procedures. Such corneas, can, however, be used for endothelial corneal transplantation. The objective of this article is to provide an update on current trends for the screening and usage of corneas that have undergone refractive surgery...
July 2016: Current Opinion in Ophthalmology
Zeeshan Haq, Asim V Farooq, Andrew J W Huang
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: The purpose of the review is to provide a summary of the recent literature concerning infections after refractive surgery pertinent to each procedure category. RECENT FINDINGS: New data from a large retrospective study suggest that the incidence of post-laser assisted in-situ keratomileusis infectious keratitis is declining. Additionally, recent case studies have reported viral, fungal, and Acanthamoeba pathogens. Corneal collagen cross-linking is emerging as an alternative therapeutic option for early stage post-LASIK infectious keratitis...
July 2016: Current Opinion in Ophthalmology
Ryan M St Clair, Anushree Sharma, David Huang, Fei Yu, Yakov Goldich, David Rootman, Sonia Yoo, Florence Cabot, Jason Jun, Lijun Zhang, Anthony J Aldave
PURPOSE: To develop a nomogram for femtosecond laser astigmatic keratotomy (AK) to treat post-keratoplasty astigmatism. SETTING: Three academic medical centers. DESIGN: Retrospective interventional case series. METHODS: A review of post-keratoplasty femtosecond laser AK was performed. Uncorrected (UDVA) and corrected (CDVA) distance visual acuities, manifest refraction, and keratometry were recorded preoperatively and 1, 3, 6, and 12 months postoperatively...
April 2016: Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Yoav Nahum, Diego Ponzin, Massimo Busin
This is a report of two cases in which tissue that had undergone radial keratotomy (RK) was utilized for double-pass ultrathin Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (UT-DSAEK). Postoperative slit-lamp examination, visual acuity, anterior segment optical coherence tomography, and specular microscopy were available 30 months after surgery. Both corneas from a donor, who had undergone RK several years before his demise, and were otherwise suitable for endothelial keratoplasty were prepared for UT-DSAEK using double-pass dissection using first a 300 mm microkeratome head and then a 130μm microkeratome head (ALTK system, Moria, Antony, France)...
February 2016: Indian Journal of Ophthalmology
Laura A Vickers, Preeya K Gupta
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: To review the recent literature on femtosecond laser-assisted astigmatic keratotomy and its applications to naturally occurring as well as postoperative astigmatism in multiple settings. RECENT FINDINGS: Femtosecond laser technology has improved the safety and efficacy of astigmatic keratotomy in the treatment of astigmatism. Intrastromal femtosecond astigmatic keratotomy (ISAK) may have even lower complication rates, though long-term results are still being established...
July 2016: Current Opinion in Ophthalmology
Alexander C Day, Julian D Stevens
PURPOSE: To investigate the stability of keratometric astigmatism after femtosecond laser intrastromal astigmatic keratotomy (ISAK) performed during laser cataract surgery. METHODS: In this prospective comparative case series, data were collected from patients during follow-up 1 and 6 months after laser-assisted cataract surgery. Corneal keratometry was measured preoperatively and postoperatively by Topcon KR8100PA topographer-autorefractor (Topcon Corporation, Tokyo, Japan)...
March 2016: Journal of Refractive Surgery
Alexander C Day, Julian D Stevens
PURPOSE: To evaluate the factors associated with the efficacy of femtosecond laser intrastromal astigmatic keratotomy (AK). SETTING: Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, United Kingdom. DESIGN: Prospective case series. METHODS: Eyes having intrastromal AK for corneal cylinder correction were analyzed. Preoperative biometric parameters included axial length, anterior chamber depth, central corneal thickness, and Ocular Response Analyzer corneal hysteresis (CH) and corneal resistance factor (CRF)...
February 2016: Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Alexander C Day, Nicola M Lau, Julian D Stevens
PURPOSE: To describe the effect of femtosecond laser intrastromal astigmatic keratotomy (AK) performed during cataract surgery. SETTING: Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, United Kingdom. DESIGN: Prospective case series. METHODS: This study comprised patients having laser cataract surgery with concurrent astigmatism management by intrastromal AK. All eyes had greater than 0.7 corneal diopter (D) cylinder. An intrastromal AK nomogram with 8...
January 2016: Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Sloan W Rush, Ryan B Rush
PURPOSE: To report the 1-year outcomes of LASIK in patients with previous radial keratotomy using a novel femtosecond laser platform. METHODS: The charts of 27 eyes of 18 patients who underwent femtosecond laser-assisted LASIK with the WaveLight FS200 laser (Alcon Laboratories, Inc., Fort Worth, TX) for consecutive hyperopia following previous radial keratotomy were retrospectively reviewed at a single private practice location. The preoperative characteristics, intraoperative details, and postoperative results were evaluated...
January 2016: Journal of Refractive Surgery
Paul O Phelps, Ann Q Tran, Sarah M Nehls
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June 2015: Ophthalmology
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