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Anterior and posterior corneal elevation after orthokeratology and standard and customized LASIK surgery.

Authors
  • Queirós, António
  • Villa-Collar, César
  • Gutiérrez, Ángel Ramón
  • Jorge, Jorge
  • Ribeiro-Queirós, Maria Sameiro
  • Peixoto-de-Matos, Sofia Claudia
  • González-Méijome, José Manuel
Type
Published Article
Journal
Eye & contact lens
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2011
Volume
37
Issue
6
Pages
354–358
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1097/ICL.0b013e318232e32d
PMID: 21983549
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Differences in front corneal elevation changes between LASIK and orthokeratology reveal a much different mechanism for producing corneal power subtraction. The back corneal surface does not suffer significant changes after surgical and nonsurgical treatments for the correction of myopia.

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