Ronald R. Krueger, MD discusses when and why to make the decision between refractive vs topographic astigmatism and aberrations, particularly if there is some disparity. He presents case examples with varying degrees of myopia and astigmatism along with guidelines on when to treat measured vs manifest astigmatism.
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