Prospective study shows success of laser astigmatic keratotomy at 6 months

Ljubljana, SLOVENIA — Femtosecond laser astigmatic arcuate keratotomy showed promising study results, comparable or better than those reported with toric IOLs.“Published data on toric IOLs show that 48% to 71% of eyes have astigmatism equal or less than 0.5 D at 3 months. We achieved the same result in 63.6% of our AK eyes,” Pavel Stodulka, MD, said at the winter meeting of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons. “Approximately 20% of our cataract patients have astigmatism of at least 1.25 D. Femtosecond technology offers a new way (Read more...)

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