keratometer

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keratometer

(ˌkɛrəˈtɒmɪtə)
n
(Medicine) a device for measuring the curve of the front surface of the cornea
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On the basis of diagnosis, the market is segmented into computerized corneal mapping, keratometry, slit-lamp examination, refraction test, and others.
d) The axis of the steepest meridian is vertical 02 If the keratometry readings are 7.65mm and 7.59mm, with an eccentricity value of 0.8, based on this topography, which corneal rigid gas permeable lens should provide the best fit?
osmolarity on repeatability of keratometry for cataract surgery
OLCR is a non-contact, noninvasive biometric method providing extensive biometric status by simultaneous measurement of central corneal thickness (CCT), ACD, corneal curvature radius (K1 and K2 keratometry), PD, astigmatism (AST), white-to-white corneal diameter (WTW), axial length of the eye (AL), LT and retinal thickness (RT).
An exhaustive attempt was made to precisely quantify the pre-existing astigmatism by using manual keratometry (Bausch & Lomb model), auto refractokeratometry, understanding the previous prescriptions, comparing with the current retinoscopy etc.
The keratometric values of the patients and the control group were examined in three different categories; namely K1 (horizontal keratometry measurement), K2 (vertical keratometry measurement), and Kmax (maximum keratometry measurement).
(7,8) Central corneal thickness (CCT), anterior chamber depth (ACD), lens thickness (LT), axial length (AL), K1 and K2 keratometry, and white-to-white distance (WTW) can be measured by optical biometers with the help of diode laser.
Objective: To determine the effect of 23-gauge pars plana vitrectomy on corneal dioptric power through a comparison of difference in preand postsurgery keratometry.
Commercial keratometers are a combination of automated keratometry and automated refractors.
Conclusion: Verion image guided system is comparable to other instruments used currently for keratometry. Verion can be interchangeably used with Pentacam and Galilee G4 in assessing corneal astigmatism.
There were differences in steepest keratometry of 47.35 diopters in patients with DS versus 43.7 diopters in control subjects.