Surgical correction of hyperopia

A. H. Kolahdouz-Isfahani, R. Pangilinan, S. Shah, B. Jackson, J. J. Salz, P. J. McDonnell

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Surgical management of hyperopia has evolved over the last century. The development and fundamental principles of laser thermokeratoplasty, excimer laser hyperopic photorefractive keratectomy, hyperopic automated lamellar keratectomy, hyperopic laser in-situ keratomileusis, clear lens extraction with IOL implantation, and phakic IOL are reviewed. A summary of all published series to date is presented. The limitations and indications for these procedures are also discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)599-617
Number of pages19
JournalOphthalmology Clinics of North America
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1997
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology


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