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Thermokeratoplasty

 
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
PURPOSE To investigate thermomechanical aspects of corneal collagen denaturation as a function of temperature and time and the… Expand
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Holmium:YAG laser thermokeratoplasty (LTK), a procedure using a solid-state infrared laser to treat hyperopia, was performed on… Expand
Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
PURPOSE Corneal curvature can be altered by shrinking stromal collagen with a pulsed solid-state holmium: YAG laser in a… Expand
1991
1991
ABSTRACT A new procedure, hyperopic thermokeratoplasty (HTK), developed in the Soviet Union for the correction of hyperopia, uses… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
A new technique of hyperopic correction similar to radial thermokeratoplasty is presented. A pulsed Holmium:YAG laser was used… Expand
1989
1989
Radial thermokeratoplasty is a new refractive surgical technique designed to reduce hyperopia and/or astigmatism. Four patients… Expand
1977
1977
To determine the effects of thermokeratoplasty (TKP) on the basement membrane complexes of the corneal epithelium, transmission… Expand
Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
Fifteen corneal buttons were removed at keratoplasty from patients with keratoconus who had previously undergone… Expand
Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
Of 59 keratoconus eyes treated with the thermokeratoplasty procedure and followed for as long as two years visual acuity improved… Expand
1974
1974
Changes in corneal architecture with the application of controlled heat have been shown to be clinically useful and well… Expand
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