post-operative swelling of corneas

Discussion in 'Optometry Archives' started by Jim Hilburger, Dec 12, 2007.

  1. Hi,

    What duration of time should be expected for
    lasik post-operative swelling of the corneas?
    Does the cornea change shape from the swelling?
    Does the swelling cause high order aberration?
    Jim Hilburger, Dec 12, 2007
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  2. Jim Hilburger

    otisbrown Guest

    Hi, Jim,

    Any distortion of the cornea will change ray-path, and

    otisbrown, Dec 12, 2007
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  3. Jim Hilburger

    Dan Abel Guest

    Pretty obviously. That's what swelling means.

    Sounds like a scare tactic to me.
    Dan Abel, Dec 12, 2007
  4. Jim Hilburger

    Guest Guest

    The duration of swelling is only temporary, and no it won't cause
    "high order aberrations". Where did you hear this from?
    Guest, Dec 13, 2007
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