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dc.contributor.authorBucher, C.en
dc.contributor.authorZuberbuhler, B.en
dc.contributor.authorGoggin, M.en
dc.contributor.authorEsterman, A.en
dc.contributor.authorSchipper, I.en
dc.date.issued2010en
dc.identifier.citationJournal of Refractive Surgery, 2010; 26(7):505-511en
dc.identifier.issn1081-597Xen
dc.identifier.issn1938-2391en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2440/61014-
dc.description.abstractPurpose: To determine whether preoperative marking of the limbal cornea improves treatment of myopic astigmatism with the excimer laser. Methods: Retrospective study on 108 eyes with myopic astigmatism that underwent LASIK or laser epithelial keratomileusis (LASEK) with the Technolas 217 (Bausch & Lomb) excimer laser. Preoperative limbal marking was performed in 47 eyes (marked group). The 12-month results were used for refractive and visual analysis. Results: The achieved cylinder reduction, spherical reduction, and refractive predictability were similar for the marked and unmarked groups in the overall study collective, in the LASIK and LASEK subgroup analysis, and in a higher astigmatism (>1.25 diopters) subgroup analysis. Limbal marking showed no influence on the refractive results, and vector analysis showed no significant difference in angle of error among groups. Conclusions: Corneal limbal marking failed to improve the refractive outcome in LASIK and LASEK for myopic astigmatism.en
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityCeline Bucher, Bruno Zuberbuhler, Michael Goggin, Adrian Esterman, Isaak Schipperen
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherSlack Incen
dc.rightsCopyright status unknownen
dc.subjectIn-Situ Keratomileusis; Refractive Surgery; Moderate Myopia; Axis; Keratectomy; Outcomes; LASIK; Cyclotorsion; Registration; Alignmenten
dc.titleCorneal limbal marking in the treatment of myopic astigmatism with the Excimer laseren
dc.typeJournal articleen
dc.identifier.rmid0020100288en
dc.identifier.doi10.3928/1081597X-20090814-01en
dc.identifier.pubid33662-
pubs.library.collectionOpthalmology & Visual Sciences publicationsen
pubs.verification-statusVerifieden
pubs.publication-statusPublisheden
dc.identifier.orcidEsterman, A. [0000-0001-7324-9171]en
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