Copenhagen 2016 Registration Programme Exhibitor Information Virtual Exhibition Satellite Meetings Glaucoma Day 2016 Hotel Star Alliance
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10 - 14 Sept. 2016, Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark

This Meeting has been awarded 27 CME credits

 

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The effect of refractive surgery on ocular dominance

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First Author: Y. Yatziv ISRAEL

Co Author(s):    R. Schwartz   D. Varssano   T. Sella   G. Minzer           

Abstract Details

Purpose:

To examine if ocular dominance can change following refractive surgery. And if so, what are the influencing factors.

Setting:

myopic patients undergoing surgery in a refractive eye clinic

Methods:

200 patients undergoing refractive surgery for correction of myopia were examined prior to surgery for ocular dominance, uncorrected and best corrected visual acuity was examined as well. A month after surgery ocular dominance examination was reexamined and change in the dominant strong eye was reported and the influencing factors (change in UCVA, age, sex etc.) were examined.

Results:

Preliminary results show a low but substantial percentage of ocular dominance change following refractive surgery.

Conclusions:

Ocular dominance has some plastic characteristics and may change following refractive surgery.

Financial Disclosure:

NONE

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