Corneal biomechanical changes after myopic and hyperopic laser vision correction Review article

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Zofia Pniakowska
Piotr Jurowski
Joanna Wierzbowska

Abstract

Laser vision correction became a popular method of refractive error treatment. The laser vision correction techniques influence the corneal biomechanical properties including corneal hysteresis and corneal resistance factor. The ocular response analyzer and Corvis ST devices are used in clinical practice to measure the corneal biomechanics. Reasonable laser treatment planning, taking into account the impact on corneal biomechanics, may potentially improve the safety of the refractive procedures. Thicker caps in refractive lenticule extraction and thinner flaps in flap-related procedures promote better corneal biomechanics preservation. The myopic refractive treatment appears to have a greater effect on corneal biomechanics weakening than hyperopic correction.

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Pniakowska Z, Jurowski P, Wierzbowska J. Corneal biomechanical changes after myopic and hyperopic laser vision correction. Ophthatherapy [Internet]. 2023Mar.31 [cited 2024Jul.17];10(1):64-8. Available from: https://www.journalsmededu.pl/index.php/ophthatherapy/article/view/2745
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