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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
PURPOSE To follow the stability of a simultaneously delivered therapy that corrects aberrations and stiffens the corneal collagen… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Purpose: To compare the postoperative biomechanical properties of the cornea after photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) and after… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Purpose: To assess the effectiveness of ultraviolet A (UVA) irradiation-induced collagen cross-linking (CCL) on keratoconus (KC… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
  • Jay C. Erie
  • Transactions of the American Ophthalmological…
  • 2003
  • Corpus ID: 39556208
PURPOSE To perform a sequential quantitative analysis of corneal wound healing after photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) by using… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
PURPOSE To evaluate the mechanism(s) producing refractive instability and corneal haze development after photorefractive… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Purpose: To evaluate and compare tear secretion and tear film instability following photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) and laser… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVE This report presents the results of a randomized clinical trial of photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) and laser-assisted… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
PURPOSE Development of postoperative corneal haze and regression of refractive effect are unfavorable clinical complications of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
PURPOSE The authors establish, for the first time, observer-independent quantification of stromal thinning, epithelial thickness… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
To evaluate the efficacy, predictability, and stability of myopic photorefractive keratectomy (PRK), the authors completed a 1… Expand
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