Annals of Ophthalmology

, Volume 38, Issue 1, pp 81–82 | Cite as

Bilateral −14.0 diopters index myopia successfully treated with cataract surgery

A case report
  • Mustafa Ilker Toker
  • Haydar Erdogan
  • Mustafa Kemal Arici
  • Ali Kal
  • Aysen Topalkara
  • Osman Sevki Arslan
Case Report
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Abstract

We report a 60-year-old man with bilateral nuclear cataract and −14.0 diopters index myopia. Following uncomplicated phacoemulsifications and posterior chamber intraocular lens implantations on both eyes, right and left axial lengths were 22.58 and 22.60 mm with otobiomeric A-scan ultrasound, respectively. Three-month corrected visual acuity was 20/20 in the right eye with a −1.00×130° cylinder and 20/20 in the left eye with −0.50 spheres and −1.00×100° cylinders.

Keywords

Cataract Axial Length Myopia Astigmatism Intraocular Lens Implantation 

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© Humana Press Inc. 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mustafa Ilker Toker
    • 1
  • Haydar Erdogan
    • 1
  • Mustafa Kemal Arici
    • 1
  • Ali Kal
    • 1
  • Aysen Topalkara
    • 1
  • Osman Sevki Arslan
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyCumhuriyet University School of MedicineSivasTurkey
  2. 2.Department of OphthalmologyIstanbul University Cerrahpasa School of MedicineIstanbulTurkey

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