Corneal ectasia after photorefractive keratectomy

  title={Corneal ectasia after photorefractive keratectomy},
  author={Antonio Leccisotti},
  journal={Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology},
Corneal ectasia after photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) has only been occasionally reported, and its incidence has not been assessed. In a retrospective, non-comparative case series, incidence of corneal ectasia was evaluated in a personal consecutive 6453-case series of myopic PRK with a minimum follow-up of 18 months. Features and prognosis were evaluated in all patients with ectasia after PRK (in both personal and referred cases). Ectasia was detected in three eyes of two patients (patients… CONTINUE READING