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Chapter-08 Main Page Analysis

BOOK TITLE: Corneal Topography in Clinical Practice (Pentacam System): Basics and Clinical Interpretation

Author
1. Sinjab Mazen M
ISBN
9788184486544
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/10177_8
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2009
Pages
10
Author Affiliations
1. Medical School, Damascus University, Syria, Damascus University; Al Mouasat University Hospital, Damascus, Syria; Damascus University; Al Zahra Medical Group, Damascus, Syria; Elite Medical Center in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), Damascus University; Al Mouasat University Hospital, Damascus, Syria; Damascus University; Damascus, Syria; Elite Medical Center in Riyadh, KSA, Damascus University, Damascus, Syria, Damascus University, Damascus, Syria; Damascus University, Damascus, Syria; Dr Haifa Eye Hospital, Bahrain
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Abstract

Chapter eight talks about main page analyzes. The main page displayed on the Pentacam screen consists of: (1) cornea front surface including flat K (K1) and steep K (K2) with their corresponding radii, topographical corneal astigmatism on the anterior surface, the mean K (Km) and its corresponding radius (Rm), and quality specification of the taken capture; (2) cornea back surface: it includes what corresponds to the same as on cornea front; (3) coordinates and thickness of three major points (pachy apex, pupil center and thinnest location); (4) miscellaneous values including cornea volume, chamber volume, anterior chamber depth, modification of intra ocular pressure according to corneal thickness, keratometric power deviation average value, anterior chamber angle, pupil diameter and lens thickness. This chapter also discuss each of the previous values with their clinical interpretation.

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