Corneal Tomography in Clinical Practice (Pentacam System): Basics and Clinical Interpretation

by Sinjab Mazen M

The aim of this book is to focus on the basics and clinical interpretation of corneal tomography in clinical practice (Pentacam system). Tomography is a revolution in corneal imaging. Tomography is a term given to the data generated from the whole cornea by either slit-scanning technology or Scheimpflug-based technology. This book is divided into 7 sections and 26 chapters, discussing, in detail with many clinical examples, corneal optics and geometry, measuring corneal geometry, screening guidelines, overview for corneal maps and profiles, corneal power maps, elevation maps, belin or Ambrósio enhanced ectasia display, corneal thickness maps and profiles, geometric tomography and corneal topometry, corneal astigmatism, objective corneal dioptric power, astigmatic dissociation, basics of wavefront analysis and measurements, tomographic characteristics of ectatic corneal diseases, grading systems of ectatic corneal diseases, progression criteria, and corneal aberrometry in cataract surgery. This book is useful for those who need some initial assistance in reading and clinical interpretation of corneal topography.

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