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Journal of Ophthalmology
Volume 2009, Article ID 210621, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2009/210621
Clinical Study

Comparison of the Keratometric Corneal Astigmatic Power after Phacoemulsification: Clear Temporal Corneal Incision versus Superior Scleral Tunnel Incision

1Department of Opthalmology, Beijing Tongren Hospital, Capital Medical University, #1 Ton Giau Min alley, East district, Beijing 100730, China
2Department of Opthalmology, Beijing Tongren Hospital, #1 Ton Giau Min alley, East district, Beijing 100730, China
3Department of Surgery, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813-2421, USA
4Department of Opthalmology, China-Japan Friendship Hospital, Ing Hwa Yuen, Zhao Yang district, Beijing 100029, China

Received 18 September 2009; Accepted 28 November 2009

Academic Editor: Rupert M. Menapace

Copyright © 2009 Yongqi He et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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