Copenhagen 2016 Registration Programme Exhibitor Information Virtual Exhibition Satellite Meetings Glaucoma Day 2016 Hotel Star Alliance

10 - 14 Sept. 2016, Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark

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The effect of refractive surgery on ocular dominance

Poster Details

First Author: Y. Yatziv ISRAEL

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

Abstract Details


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


myopic patients undergoing surgery in a refractive eye clinic


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.


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


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

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