Incisional Surgery Versus Intraocular Surgery for Astigmatism

Sunday, April 19, 2015: 3:11 PM
Room 5B (San Diego Convention Center)
Carlos Palomino, MD
Alfredo Castillo, MD, PhD
Marta Romero, MD
Ana Escalada Ferrandiz, MD
Jose Angel Cristobal Bescos, MD
David Carmona, OD

To analyze the different techniques for corneal incisional surgery in comparison with intraocular ones to treat astigmatism.

It is described the different techniques both corneal and intraocular, analyzing pros and cons of each technique.

The study proves that corneal normograms are currently more accurate, and regarding the intraocular surgery the contribution of new aberrometers to a perfect intraocular surgery and its results it is observed.

Intraocular surgery is much safer in results and with a high level of satisfaction for the patient.