photorefractive


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pho·to·re·frac·tive

 (fō′tō-rĭ-frăk′tĭv)
adj.
Of or relating to a material that undergoes a change in refractive index when subjected to light or an electric field.

photorefractive

(ˌfəʊtəʊrɪˈfræktɪv)
adj
(General Physics) physics of or relating to a change in refractive index
Translations
photoréfractif
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The Company is developing EyeGate OBG for the acceleration of re-epithelialization of large corneal epithelial defects in patients having undergone photorefractive keratectomy.
Efficacy and safety of topical diclofenac in reducing ocular pain after excimer photorefractive keratectomy.
It can also be used both at pre-and post-refractive surgery, for example, photorefractive keratectomy and laser-assisted-in-situ keratomileusis and post-keratoplasty.
Its human trial was conducted in patients who had photorefractive keratectomy.
Photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) has been implemented effectively and reliably for many years in the treatment of myopia.
One year results of photorefractive keratectomy and laser in situ keratomileusis for myopia using a 213nm wavelength solid-state laser.
Among the topics are liquid gradient refractive index lenses, photorefractive polymers for three-dimensional display applications, optimal gene detection using conjugated polymers, polymer ion sensors based on intramolecular charge-transfer interactions, detecting explosives and metal ions using fluorescent polymers and their nanostructures, holographic polymer-dispersed liquid crystals: from materials and morphologies to applications, and polymer nanostructures through packing spheres.
The storage mechanism uses charges excited by light and then trapped in the photorefractive medium which modulates the index of refraction by the electro-optic effect to create the storage hologram.
They begin with the case of Olympic bobsledder Steven Holcomb, who underwent the procedure and made it famous, then discuss the history of crosslinking in industry, medicine, and aging; the basic science of corneal crosslinking; the first scientific investigations of the corneal crosslinking procedure; the development of Holcomb C3-R and early results; techniques; complications of the CXL procedure and the Holcomb C3-R technique; combining the Holcomb C3-R system with Intacs and conductive keratoplasty and phakic implantable contact lenses; and its use in improving stability for radial keratotomy patients, with photorefractive keratectomy, for corneal infections and autoimmune corneal melts, and for trampolining corneas after LASIK.
Comparison of photorefractive keratectomy and laser in situ keratomileusis for myopia of -6 D or less using the Nidek EC-5000 Laser.
Some procedures, such as photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) can offer similar results without reshaping the cornea.
a photorefractive polymer," says Nasser Peyghambarian, project leader and chair of photonics and lasers at the University of Arizona.