Cornea refractive surgery and scanning laser polarimetry.

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The use of modern GDx technology (GDx-VCC and GDx-ECC) provides sufficient technical background for polarimetric diagnosis of glaucoma in eyes previously undergone corneal refractive surgery. This is of clinical importance, since the number of young myopic individuals treated with LASIK for ametropia correction is large. Most of them have not yet reached the age in which the prevalence of ahead of the ophthalmologists. Myopic persons have higher risk for glaucoma, and for those who have undergone LASIK, intraocular pressure with the usual applanation tonometric methods is underestimated. Thus the clinical importance of routine use of imaging techniques in this population is especially high.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10-12
Number of pages3
JournalOftalmologia (Bucharest, Romania : 1990)
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2009


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