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Handheld keratometry readings comparable before, after anesthesia

November 25, 2014

Handheld keratometry measurements were as reliable in patients under anesthesia as in awake patients, regardless of positioning, according to a study. However, readings trended toward being flatter in patients when muscle relaxants were used at induction.

“Corneal curvature measurements are often obtained under general anesthesia in difficult patients and children, especially to calculate intraocular lens power before cataract surgery. Knowing whether these measurements correlate well with measurements in clinic is important,” the authors said.

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In the Journals

Handheld keratometry readings comparable before, after anesthesia

November 25, 2014
Handheld keratometry measurements were as reliable in patients under anesthesia as in awake patients, regardless of positioning, according to a…
In the Journals

Probing yields high success rate in young children with congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction

November 12, 2014
Primary probing in children with congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction who were 2 to 3 years of age showed a higher success rate than older age…

FDA approves Amblyz electronic occluder eye glasses

October 28, 2014
Amblyz announced in a press release that its electronic occluder eye glasses for children 3 to 10 years old received U.S. Food and Drug…

Welch Allyn, Lions Clubs support childhood vision screening program

October 22, 2014
Welch Allyn Inc. announced its support and sponsorship of KidSight USA, a Lions Club program to aid in proper vision screening for children between 6…

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