Phototherapeutic keratectomy for corneal scars.

  title={Phototherapeutic keratectomy for corneal scars.},
  author={Michael R. Migden and B S Elkins and Thomas E. Clinch},
  journal={Ophthalmic surgery and lasers},
  volume={27 5 Suppl},
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Phototherapeutic keratectomy (PTK) is an effective method of treating a variety of corneal disorders. We report our experience in using PRK to treat corneal scars. PATIENTS AND METHODS We retrospectively analyzed the data from a cohort of 22 eyes with corneal scars. The etiology of the scar was recorded for each patient. The change in best corrected visual acuity, spherical equivalent, and astigmatism were evaluated at one and three months after surgery. RESULTS At… CONTINUE READING