Corvis

This kind of exam gives an evaluation of the corneal biomechanical response, tonometry and corneal pachymetry.  This equipment records the corneal reaction after an air defined pulse using a modern high-speed Scheimpflug camera. This camera captures more than 4300 photograms per second, providing a very accurate measure of the intraocular pressure and the corneal thickness, based on a video.
This exam gives results of the intraocular pressure, the cornea thickness, and the response of a corneal deformation.
Based on this data, it has the potential of determine a value of the intraocular pressure that is not influenced by the corneal biomechanics.

CASES IN WHICH THIS EXAM IS NEEDED:

  • Glaucoma diagnosis.
  • Detection of corneal ectasia (keratoconus cases).

Analysis of the corneal crosslinking effect.

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