Effects of chalazia on corneal astigmatism : Large-sized chalazia in middle upper eyelids compress the cornea and induce the corneal astigmatism.
BMC Ophthalmol 2017 Mar 31;17(1):36. Epub 2017 Mar 31.
Department of Ophthalmology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea.
Background: A chalazion is a common eyelid disease that causes eye morbidity due to inflammation and cosmetic disfigurement. Corneal topographic changes are important factors in corneal refractive surgery, intraocular lens power calculations for cataract surgery, and visual acuity assessments. However, the effects of chalazia on corneal astigmatism have not been thoroughly investigated. Read More