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Surgery of Astigmatism

Edited by: Jorge L Alió and Colm McAlinden

Astigmatism correction is an important step in modern cataract and corneal refractive surgery. Modern diagnostic techniques, better preoperative study, the adequate planification of the surgery and the use of adequate laser technology makes the astigmatism surgery a success today. This edition will offer an integrated perspective about the pre-operative analysis, surgical planification based on vector planning and selection of surgical tools to get the better outcomes and will capture the recent advances in this field and aims to provide a platform for exchange of innovative ideas and cutting-edge knowledge on the new prospects in treatment of astigmatism.

This series was published in Eye and Vision.

  1. Content type: Review

    Small Incision Lenticule Extraction (SMILE) is a flap-free intrastromal technique for the correction of myopia and myopic astigmatism. To date, this technique lacks automated centration and cyclotorsion contro...

    Authors: Jorge L. Alió del Barrio, Verónica Vargas, Olena Al-Shymali and Jorge L. Alió

    Citation: Eye and Vision 2017 4:26

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  2. Content type: Research

    Reaching a consensus on which parameters are most reliable at detecting progressive keratoconus patients with serial topography imaging is not evident. The aim of the study was to isolate the parameters best p...

    Authors: Ivo Guber, Colm McAlinden, François Majo and Ciara Bergin

    Citation: Eye and Vision 2017 4:24

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  3. Content type: Research

    To compare the outcomes of a toric phakic intraocular lens (PIOL) and a spherical PIOL combined with astigmatic keratotomy (AK) for the correction of high myopic astigmatism.

    Authors: Lin-Yan Zheng, Shuang-Qian Zhu, Yan-Feng Su, Hu-Yong Zou, Qin-Mei Wang and A-Yong Yu

    Citation: Eye and Vision 2017 4:20

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