Ravija Patel

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BACKGROUND Most excimer laser refractive procedures use a computer driven mechanical diaphragm to shape the laser beam. Studies are currently underway using an ablatable polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) mask to transfer a new spherical or toric curve to the cornea for the correction of myopia and astigmatism; it may leave a smoother corneal surface than(More)
Subepithelial corneal haze and myopic regression are potential complications following excimer photorefractive keratectomy (PRK). There are many medical and surgical methods of managing this haze. We present a 37-year-old male myope who underwent PRK and subsequently developed central corneal haze late in the postoperative course. The haze was managed(More)
PURPOSE To identify the patterns of ocular injury and to determine ocular morbidity resulting from the use of firecrackers. METHODS A prospective observational study of all patients presenting with ocular trauma consequent to fireworks usage in a tertiary eye care center in South India over a one-month period around the autumn festival of Diwali. We also(More)
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