1. Poor correlation found between intraoperative pachymetry, postoperative OCT

    San Francisco—Intraoperative subtraction pachymetry may be less accurate and more prone to measurement error than postoperative optical coherence tomography (OCT) measurements, according to Yohko Murakami, MA, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA. Murakami presented information on a prospective, randomized trial in which 100 eyes of 50 consecutive patients were treated for myopia using custom wavefront-guided LASIK. In each patient, one eye was treated with a femtosecond laser and the other eye was treated with a mechanical microkeratome. Patients were followed for a year.
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