Corneal astigmatism from conjunctival cysts

H. Kaz Soong, Ray T. Oyakawa, Nicholas T. Iliff

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Two patients had decreasing visual acuity because of corneal astigmatism induced by a conjunctival cyst. In both cases, surgical removal of the cyst resulted in marked improvement because of a reduction in astigmatism. In one case, the cause of decreased visual acuity was unknown for two years; keratometry and a careful examination of the eyelids disclosed the cyst.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)118-119
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican journal of ophthalmology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1982

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology


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