Using a Nidek excimer laser with a rotary epithelial brush and corneal chilling: clinical results.

  • Shannon Amoils
  • Published 1999 in Journal of cataract and refractive surgery


PURPOSE To perform a prospective study using a rotary epithelial scrubber, a prescrub, and postoperative cooling of the cornea with chilled balanced salt solution (BSS) (4 degrees C to 6 degrees C) and a Nidek EC-5000 excimer laser. SETTING The Johannesburg Excimer Laser Eye Centre, South Africa. METHODS The first 90 consecutive eyes with myopia from -1… (More)


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