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Computerized Corneal Mapping

Corneal topography, also known as photokeratoscopy or videokeratography, is a non-invasive medical imaging technique for mapping the surface curvature of the cornea, the outer structure of the eye. Since the cornea is responsible for about 70% of the eye's refractive power, this mapping is of critical importance in determining the quality of vision.

The three-dimensional map is a valuable aid that assists our optometrist in the diagnosis and treatment of a number of conditions.  The mapping also plays an important role when determining if someone is a good candidate for refractive surgery such as LASIK, or when assessing the fit of contact lenses on the cornea.  The results from the three-dimensional map is achieved in seconds and is completely painless.  

If you have any questions about this state-of-the-art technology, please call Avery Ranch Eye Care at 512-255-7070.