Epikeratophakia

Known as: Epikeratophakias, Epikeratoplasties, Epikeratoplasty 
A procedure that modifies REFRACTIVE ERRORS by the transplantation of a donor CORNEA to the anterior surface of the patient's cornea.
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
PURPOSE To assess the clinical feasibility of refractive live-epikeratophakia (L-EPI) for early keratoconus to cap, rather than… (More)
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1990
1990
The clinical management of 746 eyes in 417 patients referred for keratoconus from January 1984 through January 1988 was… (More)
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1988
1988
Nineteen patients with keratoconus underwent epikeratophakia by one of the authors (DSD) and were followed from 3 to 29 months… (More)
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1988
1988
A nationwide study of epikeratophakia for aphakia in older children was conducted from March 1984 to March 1986. Sixty-three… (More)
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1988
1988
Intraocular pressure measurements with the Goldmann and Schiotz tonometers are unreliable when the cornea is irregular due to… (More)
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1987
1987
In the nationwide study of epikeratophakia, 116 ophthalmic surgeons performed 352 procedures for the correction of myopia; 256 of… (More)
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1986
1986
The nationwide study of epikeratophakia for the treatment of keratoconus involved 69 surgeons in the United States; they operated… (More)
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1984
1984
Two primate corneas were analyzed histologically 22 and 25 months after epikeratophakia surgery. Keratocytes had migrated from… (More)
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1983
1983
Corneal sensitivity was tested in 60 eyes of 30 patients who underwent unilateral epikeratophakia for the correction of aphakia… (More)
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1982
1982
We have modified the technique of epikeratophakia to produce flattening of the keratoconus cornea and facilitate contact lens or… (More)
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