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How does conductive keratoplasty treat presbyopia?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Conductive keratoplasty targets the cornea's focus obliquely. It uses radiation to heat a series of small areas surrounding the cornea. The goal is to change the shape of the cornea by modifying the surrounding tissue. Targets for the radiation are chosen with a specific shape in mind. However, the results are not reliably consistent.

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