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Refractive surprise in post-cataract surgery in post Epi-LASIK patient : a lesson learnt

Md Mustafa, Md Muziman Syah and Abdul Mutalib, Haliza and Mohd. Kamal, Khairidzan and Ab. Halim, Noorhazayti (2020) Refractive surprise in post-cataract surgery in post Epi-LASIK patient : a lesson learnt. IIUM Medical Journal Malaysia, 19 (1). pp. 98-101. ISSN 1823-4631

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Abstract

Post-myopic laser refractive surgery corneal power measurement for intraocular lens power calculation is one of the most challenging issues in cataract surgery. Standard keratometry measurement is likely to be overestimated which could lead to false-low intraocular lens power. As a result, this can lead to hyperopic surprise. Contact lens method is an alternative method which is relatively inexpensive and accessible procedure in many optometry and ophthalmology centres. The contact lens method with optimised equations have been used for this case to obtain an accurate postoperative corneal power.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 4891/80500
Uncontrolled Keywords: post-myopic laser refractive surgery, corneal power, contact lens method, CLMmod
Subjects: R Medicine > RE Ophthalmology
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Allied Health Sciences > Department of Optometry and Visual Science
Kulliyyah of Dentistry > Paediatric Dentistry, Orthodontics & Dental Public Health
Depositing User: Dr. Md Muziman Syah Md Mustafa
Date Deposited: 16 May 2020 15:37
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2020 08:13
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/80500

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