Intrastromal ‘sliding’ technique effectively addresses astigmatism following anterior keratoplasty

BASSANO DEL GRAPPA, Italy — A manual technique combining arcuate incisions and horizontal separation within stromal layers can effectively address astigmatism following anterior corneal transplantation, according to one surgeon.This technique, according to Massimo Camellin, MD, can be applied to address astigmatic depression areas, where the donor cornea has sunk below the recipient level.

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