The effect of manual sutureless small incision cataract surgery on corneal astigmatism


  • Asma ,M. Alwokly Ophthalmology department, Omer Almukter University, Derna.
  • Hossam ,B.Bahnasy Omar Al-Mukhtar University, faculty of Medical Technology, Department of Lab Medicine and Medical Microbiology, Box 919, Al-Bayda, Libya.
  • Khalid, A.Elmajri
  • Gumma Almusmari Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine ,Tobruk University , Tobruk –Lybia.
  • Alfaitouri. M .Fathalla Ophthalmology department, Omer Almukter , Faculty of Medicine , Omar Almokhtar University , Elbeida-Lybia.


Refraction (R), keratometry of the cornea (K1, K2), manual small incision cataract surgery (MSICS), posterior chamber lens (PCL), surgically induced astigmatism (SIA)


The aim of this study to evaluate the effect of small incision cataract extraction surgery on corneal astigmatism after 1 month of follow up.This prospective study included 20 participants who were diagnosed with cataract and during the surgery superior manual small incision was done under local anaesthesia furthermore, posterior chamber intraocular lens (IOL) implantation was performed. The result showed that about 15% of patients developed astigmatism after the operation.


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Asma ,M. Alwokly, Hossam ,B.Bahnasy, Khalid, A.Elmajri, Gumma Almusmari, and Alfaitouri. M .Fathalla. “The Effect of Manual Sutureless Small Incision Cataract Surgery on Corneal Astigmatism ”. International Journal of Pharmaceutics and Drug Analysis, Jan. 2020, pp. 1-4,



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