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Control of postoperative astigmatism.
  1. A D Atkins and
  2. M J Roper-Hall


    Thirty-six eyes with excessive astigmatism following cataract extraction via a corneal section were subjected to suture adjustment. This was performed six to eight weeks postoperatively under topical anaesthesia. The cases were selected from a large volume of corneal section cases because they had over 3.0 dioptres astigmatism. We reduced astigmatism significantly in the majority. There were no serious complications.

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