OCT 12, 2019
Cornea/External Disease, Ectasia, Ectasia & Corneal Biomechanics, Refractive Mgmt/Intervention
In this interview from AAO 2019, Dr. Maria Woodward discusses her strategy for managing post-LASIK and other forms of ectasias. First, she suggests assessing not just vision, but their emotional well-being. She recommends focusing on patient-centered outcomes, such as the NEI-VFQ questionnaire, which will offer a broad perspective on their health. The results from the questionnaire should help guide your management decisions.
Read the Academy’s Preferred Practice Patterns for corneal ectasia.
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