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- adj. Of or pertaining to pachymetry.
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Customized pachymetric guided epithelial debridement for corneal collagen cross linking BMC Ophthalmology
In order to define the apex of the cone, the point of maximum elevation in elevation topography and the thinnest point in pachymetric map should be used, instead of the area of maximum steepening at the axial map.
Placido based topographies do not accurately reflect the thinnest corneal area in keratoconus and should not be used in customized pachymetric guided epithelial debridement technique for collagen cross linking in thin corneas
There are two subtle signs that LASIK may not be a viable option for a certain case: (1) there is a big difference in the pachymetric readings in the superior and inferior cornea; or (2) the thinnest point of the cornea is displaced inferiorly. "