Report on psychosocial findings and satisfaction among patients 1 year after excimer laser photorefractive keratectomy.

@article{Kahle1992ReportOP,
  title={Report on psychosocial findings and satisfaction among patients 1 year after excimer laser photorefractive keratectomy.},
  author={Gunther Kahle and T. Seiler and Josef Wollensak},
  journal={Refractive & corneal surgery},
  year={1992},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={286-9}
}
BACKGROUND The first 26 patients who underwent photorefractive keratectomy with an excimer laser in our clinic with a 1-year follow up voluntarily answered a questionnaire. METHODS It was intended to get information about their social status, motivation, expectations, and satisfaction with myopic excimer laser photorefractive keratectomy. RESULTS All patients wore corrective lenses before surgery; 74% wore no optical correction after the photorefractive keratectomy. "To improve general… CONTINUE READING

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