Incidence and management of intraoperative and early postoperative complications in 1000 consecutive laser in situ keratomileusis cases.

@article{Gimbel1998IncidenceAM,
  title={Incidence and management of intraoperative and early postoperative complications in 1000 consecutive laser in situ keratomileusis cases.},
  author={Howard V. Gimbel and Ellen E Anderson Penno and John A. van Westenbrugge and Maria I Ferensowicz and Michael T. Furlong},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={1998},
  volume={105 10},
  pages={1839-47; discussion 1847-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To identify intraoperative and early postoperative complications of laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) surgery learning curve and to offer recommendations on prevention and management. DESIGN Retrospective noncomparative case series. PARTICIPANTS The first 1000 consecutive myopic LASIK eyes (April 1995-February 1997) operated on by one surgeon (HVG) were examined. INTERVENTION Myopic LASIK surgery was performed with the Chiron Corneal Shaper and NIDEK EC-5000 excimer laser… CONTINUE READING
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