Photorefractive keratectomy in eyes with atypical topography.

@article{Hardten2009PhotorefractiveKI,
  title={Photorefractive keratectomy in eyes with atypical topography.},
  author={David R. Hardten and Vrushali V Gosavi},
  journal={Journal of cataract and refractive surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={35 8},
  pages={1437-44}
}
Laser correction of refractive errors is one of the most effective surgical procedures today. Even so, the selection of patients who will have the outcomes they expect remains a major challenge. Corneal ectasia, a frustrating problem that can occur naturally with diseases such as keratoconus, has also been reported after refractive surgery. This review addresses the issues surrounding the use of surface refractive surgery in patients who may have atypical topography, which is a risk factor for… CONTINUE READING

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