Additional applications: Studies take CK beyond treatment of spherical hyperopia

February 1, 2003

Orlando-Ongoing formal and informal studies are examining expanded applications for conductive keratoplasty (CK), including its use for the treatment of presbyopia, astigmatism, and as an enhancement procedure for reducing hyperopia after previous keratorefractive or lenticular surgery, said Louis D. Nichamin, MD, at the refractive surgery subspecialty day meeting held prior to the American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting here.