[Characteristics of correction of myopia by photorefractive keratectomy in patients with presbyopia].


Photorefraction keratectomy was performed with a Nidek EC-5000 excimer laser in 29 patients (58 eyes) with slight and medium myopia aged 40-60 years. After 12 months the mean visual acuity in the leading eye without correction was 0.82 +/- 0.12 in patients aged 40-50 (group 1) and 0.76 +/- 0.11 in those aged 51-60 years (group 2). The mean refraction of the… (More)