4 February 1999 Partially coherent interferometric biometry in cataract surgery
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In an earlier study we showed that precise axial eye length measurement on cataract eyes is possible with the dual beam partial coherence interferometry technique (PCI). A high correlation with the standard ultrasound technique has been obtained. Recently, in a prospective study, partially coherent interferometry and ultrasound biometry were compared in cataract surgery using the SRK II formula based on US applanation biometry. Three months after surgery PCI was repeated and refractive outcome was determined. The use of PCI would have improved refractive outcome by about 30%.
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Wolfgang Drexler, Wolfgang Drexler, Oliver Findl, Oliver Findl, Rupert Menapace, Rupert Menapace, Christoph K. Hitzenberger, Christoph K. Hitzenberger, Adolf Friedrich Fercher, Adolf Friedrich Fercher, } "Partially coherent interferometric biometry in cataract surgery", Proc. SPIE 3564, Medical Applications of Lasers in Dermatology, Cardiology, Ophthalmology, and Dentistry II, (4 February 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.339150; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.339150
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