volume 53, issue 5, P747-750 2009
DOI: 10.1111/j.1755-3768.1975.tb01190.x
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Abstract: A total of 135 patients had the corneal thickness measured prior to cataract extraction. The chamber was re-established by air in 86, while the remainder acted as controls. On the second postoperative day the corneal thickness had increased by 12.7% in the air-inflated group, and by 17.6% in the control group. On the sixth postoperative day the increases in thickness were 7.2 and 11.1% respectively. On follow-up control 6 to 12 months later the corneal thickness was as before the operation. Epithelial oedema w…

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