Five-year outcome of LASIK for myopia.

  title={Five-year outcome of LASIK for myopia.},
  author={Naoko P Kato and Ikuko Toda and Yoshiko Hori-Komai and Chikako Sakai and Kazuo Tsubota},
  volume={115 5},
PURPOSE To investigate the efficacy and safety of LASIK over a 5-year postoperative period. DESIGN Observational case series. PARTICIPANTS We examined 779 eyes in 402 patients with myopia or myopic astigmatism who underwent LASIK to correct their refractive errors and received regular postoperative assessments for 5 years. METHODS Postoperative examinations were performed 1 day; 1 week; 1, 3, and 6 months; and 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 years after LASIK surgery. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES We… CONTINUE READING


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