The effect of nerve growth factor on corneal sensitivity after laser in situ keratomileusis.

@article{Joo2004TheEO,
  title={The effect of nerve growth factor on corneal sensitivity after laser in situ keratomileusis.},
  author={Myung-Jin Joo and Kevin R Yuhan and Joon Young Hyon and Hong Shiee Lai and Stacey Hose and Debasish Sinha and Terrence P O'brien},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  year={2004},
  volume={122 9},
  pages={1338-41}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine if topically administered nerve growth factor (NGF) plays a role in accelerating the recovery of corneal sensitivity after laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK). METHODS A prospective double-masked study comparing the effect of topical NGF with balanced salt solution on corneal sensitivity after LASIK in rabbits. Preoperative and postoperative corneal sensitivities were assessed using an esthesiometer (Cochet-Bonnet esthesiometer). RESULTS Eyes that were treated with… CONTINUE READING

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