|کد مقاله||کد نشریه||سال انتشار||مقاله انگلیسی||ترجمه فارسی||نسخه تمام متن|
|2700579||1144348||2016||5 صفحه PDF||سفارش دهید||دانلود کنید|
PurposeTo demonstrate that the steep peripheral ring (red zone) on corneal topography after myopic laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) could possibly due to instrument error and not always to a real increase in corneal curvature.MethodsA spherical model for the corneal surface and modifying topography software was used to analyze the cause of an error due to instrument design. This study involved modification of the software of a commercially available topographer.ResultsA small modification of the topography image results in a red zone on the corneal topography color map.ConclusionCorneal modeling indicates that the red zone could be an artifact due to an instrument-induced error. The steep curvature changes after LASIK, signified by the red zone, could be also an error due to the plotting algorithms of the corneal topographer, besides a steep curvature change.
Journal: Saudi Journal of Ophthalmology - Volume 30, Issue 3, July–September 2016, Pages 175–179