Excimer laser phototherapeutic keratectomy in eyes with corneal stromal dystrophies with and without a corneal graft.

@article{Reddy2013ExcimerLP,
  title={Excimer laser phototherapeutic keratectomy in eyes with corneal stromal dystrophies with and without a corneal graft.},
  author={Jagadesh C. Reddy and Christopher J. Rapuano and Parveen K. Nagra and Kristin M. Hammersmith},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2013},
  volume={155 6},
  pages={1111-1118.e2}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate and compare the visual outcomes and recurrence patterns of corneal stromal dystrophies after excimer laser phototherapeutic keratectomy (PTK) in eyes with and without a corneal graft. DESIGN Retrospective, comparative case series. METHODS setting: Cornea Service, Wills Eye Institute, Philadelphia Pennsylvania. study population: The patients were divided into 2 groups. Group 1 comprised patients with no graft who underwent PTK (22 eyes of 15 patients), and group 2… CONTINUE READING