Toric Keratomileusis


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Abstract

Keratomileusis is now used to correct myopic, hyperopic, and aphakic refractive errors. Currently, this technique can correct only spherical ametropias. We have developed a modification of the Barraquer cryolathing procedure which lathes cylindrical power in a spherical lamellar button. Using this technique, we have been able to induce cylinder in an experimental rabbit model of keratomileusis.

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