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Keratotomy, Radial

Known as: Keratotomies, Radial, Radial Keratotomies, Radial Keratotomy 
A procedure to surgically correct REFRACTIVE ERRORS by cutting radial slits into the CORNEA to change its refractive properties.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
PURPOSE To determine the refractive predictability, stability, efficacy, and complication rate of femtosecond laser-enabled… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
PURPOSE Wavefront analysis has demonstrated that refractive surgery-induced corneal first surface aberrations are large, are… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Refractive surgery and videokeratography have allowed us to study the effects on visual performance of relatively… Expand
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Review
1995
Review
1995
PURPOSE The normal human cornea flattens peripherally. The amount of flattening, or asphericity, has traditionally been… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
OBJECTIVE To determine the long-term effects and stability of refraction following a standardized technique of radial keratotomy… Expand
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1994
1994
PURPOSE To investigate the susceptibility to rupture of a human donor cornea with fully healed radial keratotomy (RK) incisions… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The cellular mechanism of corneal wound contraction after radial keratotomy (RK) was studied in a feline eye model. A total of 10… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
To better define the relationship between residual refractive error, uncorrected visual acuity, and pupil diameter, we compared… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Four patients underwent cataract extraction with posterior chamber lens implantation several years after radial keratotomy. All… Expand
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1989
1989
We created a computerized mathematical model of the eye for the simulation of refractive surgery. This model used a slightly… Expand
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