Epi-LASIK: histological findings of separated epithelial sheets 24 hours after treatment.

  title={Epi-LASIK: histological findings of separated epithelial sheets 24 hours after treatment.},
  author={Vikentia J Katsanevaki and Irini I Naoumidi and Maria I Kalyvianaki and L G Pallikaris},
  journal={Journal of refractive surgery},
  volume={22 2},
PURPOSE To report the histological findings of four eyes of three patients who underwent epi-LASIK treatment for the correction of low myopia. METHODS The epithelial sheets were harvested either immediately after separation (one eye) or were accidentally dislocated and harvested from the operative eyes 24 hours after treatment (three eyes). All sheets underwent optical and transmission electron microscopy. RESULTS Histological evaluation showed that the majority of the epithelial cells were… CONTINUE READING

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