Photorefractive Keratectomy

Known as: Keratectomy, Photorefractive, Keratectomies, Photorefractive, Photorefractive keratectomy (prk) 
A type of refractive surgery of the CORNEA to correct MYOPIA and ASTIGMATISM. An EXCIMER LASER is used directly on the surface of the EYE to remove… (More)

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2005
2005
PURPOSE To evaluate the efficacy and safety of photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) with intraoperative application of mitomycin-C… (More)
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2000
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2000
OBJECTIVES To study the effects of photorefractive keratectomy on ocular optical aberrations and to establish correlations with… (More)
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1999
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1999
PURPOSE To compare changes in the corneal wavefront aberrations after photorefractive keratectomy and laser in situ… (More)
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1997
1997
BACKGROUND Photorefractive keratectomy causes marked alteration to anterior corneal topography, and is likely to induce major… (More)
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1996
1996
To evaluate the safety, effectiveness and stability of excimer laser photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) treatment, we studied its… (More)
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1994
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1994
BACKGROUND The purpose of this research was to study the visual outcome of excimer laser photorefractive keratectomy and laser in… (More)
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1993
1993
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) has been extensively evaluated for the correction of myopia. This… (More)
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1991
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1991
To evaluate the efficacy, predictability, and stability of myopic photorefractive keratectomy (PRK), the authors completed a 1… (More)
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1990
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1990
Laser myopic keratomileusis (photorefractive keratectomy) was performed on 29 rhesus monkey corneas with an argon fluoride (193… (More)
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1988
Highly Cited
1988
The excimer laser offers entirely new corneal surgery procedures. In this paper, we describe conditions for one such procedure… (More)
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