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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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Review
1999
Review
1999
New surgical techniques in lamellar keratoplasty, including phototherapeutic keratectomy, automated lamellar keratectomy, plano… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Purpose: To assess the clinical feasibility of refractive live‐epikeratophakia (L‐EPI) for early keratoconus to cap, rather than… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
We performed a retrospective study of two sequential series of operations designed to correct high myopia in phakic eyes. The… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Intraocular pressure measurements with the Goldmann and Schiotz tonometers are unreliable when the cornea is irregular due to… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
In the nationwide study of epikeratophakia, 97 surgeons performed a total of 335 procedures in 314 eyes for the correction of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
In the nationwide study of epikeratophakia, 154 ophthalmic surgeons who had attended a training course performed 519 procedures… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
The nationwide study of epikeratophakia for the treatment of keratoconus involved 69 surgeons in the United States; they operated… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Epikeratophakia alters the anterior curvature of the cornea by the addition of a machine-carved donor lenticule. Since March 1980… Expand
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
Sixty-five epikeratophakia procedures have been performed in 63 patients; visual acuity data have been tabulated on 31 patients… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
We have modified the technique of epikeratophakia to produce flattening of the keratoconus cornea and facilitate contact lens or… Expand
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