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How do they check the thickness of your cornea?
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
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In brief: Pachymetry
Your ohthalmologist will have available an instrument termed a pachymeter which sends a rapid ultrasonic pulse, reading its reflection time to determine corneal thickenss.
This measurement is helpful in assessing corneal disease, glaucoma and pre-lasik evaluation.

In brief: Pachymetry
Your ohthalmologist will have available an instrument termed a pachymeter which sends a rapid ultrasonic pulse, reading its reflection time to determine corneal thickenss.
This measurement is helpful in assessing corneal disease, glaucoma and pre-lasik evaluation.
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