Endothelial decompensation after laser in situ keratomileusis.

@article{Vroman2002EndothelialDA,
  title={Endothelial decompensation after laser in situ keratomileusis.},
  author={David T Vroman and Kerry D Solomon and Mike P Holzer and Qun Peng and David J. Apple and Esther M Bowie},
  journal={Journal of cataract and refractive surgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={28 11},
  pages={2045-9}
}
We report the results of laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) in a 58-year-old woman with a history of corneal guttata in the right eye and mild Fuchs' dystrophy in the left eye. Preoperative pachymetry was 586 microm and 656 microm, respectively. The surgical treatment was +1.50 diopters (D) in the right eye and +3.25 D in the left eye. Surgery was performed using a VISX S2 Star laser and a Hansatome microkeratome with a 9.5 mm ring. Postoperatively, edema in the right eye resolved and… CONTINUE READING

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