Laser-assisted subepithelial keratectomy versus photorefractive keratectomy for the correction of myopia. A prospective comparative study.

@article{Litwak2002LaserassistedSK,
  title={Laser-assisted subepithelial keratectomy versus photorefractive keratectomy for the correction of myopia. A prospective comparative study.},
  author={Sergio Litwak and David Zadok and Valente Garcia-de Quevedo and Nora E Robledo and Arturo S Chayet},
  journal={Journal of cataract and refractive surgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={28 8},
  pages={1330-3}
}
PURPOSE To compare the early postoperative visual rehabilitation after laser-assisted subepithelial keratectomy (LASEK) and photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) for the correction of myopia. SETTING CODET Aris Vision Institute, Tijuana, Mexico. METHODS This prospective study included 50 eyes of 25 patients with myopia who received LASEK in 1 eye and PRK in the contralateral eye. Excimer laser corneal ablation was done using the Nidek EC-5000 excimer laser. Patients were seen at 1 and 3 days, 1… CONTINUE READING

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