Pachymetry

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Synonym/Acronym:
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Rationale
To assess the thickness of the cornea prior to LASIK surgery and evaluate glaucoma risk.

Patient Preparation
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.

Normal Findings

  • Normal corneal thickness of 535 to 555 micron.

Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
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Synonym/Acronym:
N/A

Rationale
To assess the thickness of the cornea prior to LASIK surgery and evaluate glaucoma risk.

Patient Preparation
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.

Normal Findings

  • Normal corneal thickness of 535 to 555 micron.

Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
N/A

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