Growth factors in corneal wound healing following refractive surgery: A review.

@article{Baldwin2002GrowthFI,
  title={Growth factors in corneal wound healing following refractive surgery: A review.},
  author={Heather C Baldwin and John Marshall},
  journal={Acta ophthalmologica Scandinavica},
  year={2002},
  volume={80 3},
  pages={238-47}
}
The first part of this review article aims to provide important basic definitions of growth factor terminology, and to put forward a model for understanding the role of growth factors in a wound healing context. In the second part of the paper, we review the literature on growth factors in the cornea, including that on changes associated with wound healing following refractive surgery in the epithelial, stromal, and endothelial layers. The role of growth factors in stromal removal, corneal… CONTINUE READING

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