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Corneal Higher-order Aberrations and Visual Improvement Following Corneal Transplantation in Treating Herpes Simplex Keratitis.

Authors
  • Shimizu, Eisuke1
  • Yamaguchi, Takefumi2
  • Tomida, Daisuke3
  • Yagi-Yaguchi, Yukari1
  • Satake, Yoshiyuki3
  • Tsubota, Kazuo1
  • Shimazaki, Jun1
  • 1 Department of Ophthalmology, Tokyo Dental College, Ichikawa General Hospital, Chiba, Japan; Department of Ophthalmology, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan. , (Japan)
  • 2 Department of Ophthalmology, Tokyo Dental College, Ichikawa General Hospital, Chiba, Japan; Department of Ophthalmology, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan. Electronic address: [email protected] , (Japan)
  • 3 Department of Ophthalmology, Tokyo Dental College, Ichikawa General Hospital, Chiba, Japan. , (Japan)
Type
Published Article
Journal
American journal of ophthalmology
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2017
Volume
184
Pages
1–10
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajo.2017.09.017
PMID: 28943388
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

Preoperative corneal HOAs were associated with the visual improvement in treating corneal scar caused by HSK. Thus, the preoperative assessment of corneal HOAs, especially of the posterior surface, is important in the decision to perform corneal transplantation in eyes with HSK.

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