By assessing the structure and function of the cornea along with the anterior segments, both are important for diagnosing and treating ocular diseases. A wide variety of diagnostic testing techniques are available for ophthalmologists but to interpret these tests accurately seems daunting.
The most commonly used corneal imaging technique is Topography also referred to as Photokeratoscopy and Videokeratoscopy, a procedure used to map the curved surface of the cornea. It’s a non-invasive and painless procedure that helps to determine the quality of vision, assist in LASIK surgery, and the fitting of contact lenses. Furthermore, the device can create additional imaging and calculation of the corneal curvature.