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.
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1979-2017
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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… (More)
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1998
1998
OBJECTIVES To study the effects of radial keratotomy (RK) and photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) on contrast sensitivity and glare… (More)
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1998
1998
Extracellular matrix and basement membrane alterations were identified in human corneas after radial keratotomy. Ten normal and… (More)
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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… (More)
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1994
1994
OBJECTIVE To determine the long-term effects and stability of refraction following a standardized technique of radial keratotomy… (More)
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1992
1992
The cellular mechanism of corneal wound contraction after radial keratotomy (RK) was studied in a feline eye model. A total of 10… (More)
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1989
1989
Four patients underwent cataract extraction with posterior chamber lens implantation several years after radial keratotomy. All… (More)
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1989
1989
A finite element-based computer simulation of radial keratotomy surgery was conducted to study, in particular, curvature changes… (More)
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1985
1985
The central corneal flattening obtained by radial diamond knife incisions has been duplicated by radial laser incisions in 18… (More)
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1982
1982
Of 281 eyes that had had Sato's anterior-posterior radial keratotomy for myopia or myopic astigmatism, 80 (50 patients) underwent… (More)
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