Treatment of lisch corneal dystrophy with photorefractive keratectomy and mitomycin C.

@article{Wessel2011TreatmentOL,
  title={Treatment of lisch corneal dystrophy with photorefractive keratectomy and mitomycin C.},
  author={Matthew M. Wessel and Jayati S Sarkar and Frederick Albert Jakobiec and Natasha Dang and Pooja V Bhat and Norman A. Michaud and Christopher E Starr},
  journal={Cornea},
  year={2011},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={481-5}
}
PURPOSE To describe a case of Lisch dystrophy; review the clinical, histopathologic, and electron microscopic features of this entity; and discuss a novel treatment approach using photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) and mitomycin C (MMC). METHODS A 45-year-old man with a feathery, comet-shaped, right-sided, corneal lesion was treated with excimer laser PRK and 20 seconds of MMC. The uninvolved fellow eye underwent traditional PRK without the use of MMC. Epithelial scrapings were sent for… CONTINUE READING