Evaluation of the prophylactic use of mitomycin-C to inhibit haze formation after photorefractive keratectomy.

@article{Carones2002EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the prophylactic use of mitomycin-C to inhibit haze formation after photorefractive keratectomy.},
  author={Francesco Carones and Luca Vigo and Elena Scandola and Letizia Vacchini},
  journal={Journal of cataract and refractive surgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={28 12},
  pages={2088-95}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the results of the prophylactic use of mitomycin-C to inhibit haze formation after excimer laser photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) for medium and high myopia in eyes that were not good candidates for laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK). SETTING Carones Ophthalmology Center, Milan, Italy. METHODS This prospective randomized masked study comprised 60 consecutive eyes (60 patients). The inclusion criteria were a spherical equivalent correction between -6.00 and -10.00… CONTINUE READING