CORNEAL BIOMECHANICS

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Thanks to the corneal biomechanics, it is possible to measure what was previously not measurable. This raises keratoconus diagnosis and glaucoma screening to a new level. Crucial for this: the perfect combination of biomechanical analysis, tonometry and pachymetry. learn more
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Sunday Evening Seminar in Vienna on Corneal Biomechanics

ESCRS 2018: Lunch Symposium on Corvis® ST and Pentacam® AXL
New Study illustrates the clinical use of TBI for enhancing ectasia detection.

New Study illustrates the clinical use of ...
Expert Round on Corneal Biomechanics

Expert Round on Corneal Biomechanics
Case series further illustrates the advantage of the biomechanical assessment in cases without topographic or tomographic abnormalities.

Case series further illustrates the advantage ...
Clinical study proves the accuracy of biomechanical corrected IOP after laser vision correction.

Clinical study proves the accuracy of biomechanical corrected IOP after laser vision correction.

What do I need biomechanics for?

Do you really know what biomechanical properties are?
And what it has to do with the cornea?


Watch our video to find out in only 3 minutes!

How does it work in my daily practice?

By combining tomographic data from the Pentacam® examination with biomechanical data from the Corvis® ST, you are able to further improve sensitivity and specificity in the detection of patients with a significant risk for developing ectasia after refractive surgery.


Take care of more patients with greater safety!

Tomographic Biomechanical Index

Measure, what couldn't be measured until now

Learn why corneal biomechanical properties are important, how they could be measured and what are currently the most important parameters.

What do the experts say?

What do the experts say?

Biomechanical properties are currently one of the hot topics in ophthalmology.


Users present their most interesting cases

Users present their most interesting cases

Clinical studies are important to scientifically validate new approaches in medicine. However, interesting case reports can be even more illustrative to show the benefit of new methods in clinical practice. In the following section some of the most impressive case reports from users are shown that demonstrate how the biomechanical assessment helps them in daily clinical practice.


The Science behind the topic: Current Studies

Biomechanical Assessment with the Corvis® ST and Integration with Tomography

"Biomechanical Assessment with the Corvis® ST and Integration with Tomography"

Prof. Cynthia Roberts, PhD, Ohio, USA,
Prof. Paolo Vinciguerra, MD; Riccardo Vinciguerra, MD, Milan, Italy,
Prof. Renato Ambrósio Jr, MD, PhD; Bernardo T. Lopes, MD, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,
Prof. Ahmed Elsheikh, PhD, Ashkan Mohammadvali; Kai-Jung Chen; Liverpool, UK

The Special Supplement is published by Jaypee Highlights Medical Publishers, Inc. and inserted in the September issue (No 4) of Highlights of Ophthalmology Journal.

"Development and validation of a correction equation for Corvis tonometry."

Joda AA et al.

Comput methods biomech biomed engin journal 19 (9) (2016): 943-953

"Repeatability and Reproducibility of Intraocular Pressure and Dynamic Corneal Response: Response Parameters Measured by the Corvis® ST"

Lopes BT, Roberts C, Elsheikh A, Vinciguerra R, Vinciguerra P, Reisdorf S, Berger S, Ambrosio R

"Influence of Pachymetry and Intraocular Pressure on Dynamic Corneal Response Parameters in Healthy Patients."

Vinciguerra R et al.

Journal of Refractive Surgery 32 (8) (2016), 8:550-561

"Introduction of Two Novel Stiffness Parameters and Interpretation of Air Puff Induced Biomechanical Deformation Response Parameters with a Dynamic Scheimpflug Analyzer."

Roberts et al.

Journal of Refractive Surgery 2017 April 1 33(4):266-273

"Biomechanical Characterization of Subclinical Keratoconus Without Topographic or Tomographic Abnormalities."

Vinciguerra R, Ambrósio R Jr, Roberts CJ, Azzolini C, Vinciguerra P.

J Refract Surg. 2017 Jun 1;33(6): 399-407