Anterior chamber flare after photorefractive keratectomy.

  title={Anterior chamber flare after photorefractive keratectomy.},
  author={S Tomas-Barberan and Per Fagerholm},
  journal={Journal of refractive surgery},
  volume={12 1},
BACKGROUND The inflammatory reaction produced after excimer photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) remains to be clarified. In this study, we measured flare in the anterior chamber after excimer PRK as an indirect sign of postoperative inflammation. METHODS Flare was measured in 25 eyes with a laser flare meter (Kowa FM 500) before and after excimer laser PRK. The eyes were divided in two groups: 1-week and 1-month follow-up groups. All eyes received topical 0.1% dexamethasone drops… CONTINUE READING