Mitomycin C reduces corneal light scattering after excimer keratectomy.

Abstract

PURPOSE To evaluate the effect of intraoperative mitomycin C (MMC) on corneal light scattering after excimer laser keratectomy. METHODS Phototherapeutic keratectomy (PTK) was performed in 24 rabbit eyes. After 40-microm epithelial ablation, animals were divided into three groups. In group 1, filter paper discs soaked with MMC (group 1A, 0.5 mg/mL; group… (More)

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