Combining Astigmatism Correction with Cataract Surgery: A Personal Crusade
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This chapter dealing with the birth of astigmatic keratotomy with cataract surgery is a reasonable way to begin a book devoted to this surgical correction of astigmatism. Although it has some scientific merit and historical accuracy, the most invaluable lesson that can be gained is to understand human emotional response to change.
KeywordsAstigmatism Astigmatic keratotomy Corneal incisions Refractive cataract surgery Emmetropia
Paired corneal incisions are performed at the time of cataract surgery (circa 1983)
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