photorefractive keratectomy


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photorefractive keratectomy

(ˌfəʊtəʊrɪˈfræktɪv ˌkɛrəˈtɛktəmɪ)
n
(Surgery) laser eye surgery that involves scraping away the protective cells of the cornea before reshaping its surface to improve vision. Abbreviation: PRK
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Syed et al., "Nontopography-guided photorefractive keratectomy for the correction of residual mild refractive errors after ICRS implantation and CXL in keratoconus," Journal of Refractive Surgery, vol.
Photorefractive keratectomy versus laser in situ keratomileusis: comparison of optical side effects.
(20) This identification is especially important in preoperative screening for laser refractive surgery, because undetected corneal ectatic disorders can result in accelerated, progressive keratoectasia and unpredictable outcomes after LASIK and photorefractive keratectomy. (29,30)
Nishida, "Corneal sensation after correction of myopia by photorefractive keratectomy and laser in situ keratomileusis," Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, vol.
Photorefractive keratectomy for the treatment of purely refractive accommodative esotropia: Six years experience.
LASIK: Laser in situ keratomileusis LASEK: Laser-assisted subepithelial keratectomy Epi-LASIK: Epithelial laser in situ keratomileusis PRK: Photorefractive keratectomy TPRK: Transepithelial photorefractive keratectomy AAPRK: Alcohol-assisted photorefractive keratectomy UDVA: Uncorrected distant visual acuity BCDVA: Best corrected distant visual acuity MRSE: Manifest refractive spherical equivalent MMC: Mitomycin C BSS: Balanced salt solution QID: Four times a day TID: Three times a day BID: Twice a day CCT: Central corneal thickness.
Surgically induced astigmatism after photorefractive keratectomy and laser in itu keratomileusis.
Hanneken, "Corneal regeneration after photorefractive keratectomy: a review," Journal of Optometry, vol.
Patients undergoing this technique generally feel more discomfort than with LASIK, but less pain than with the older technique of photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) due to a lesser degree of epithelial trauma.
Effects of photorefractive keratectomy and cataract surgery on ocular optical errors of higher-order.
Realtime confocal microscopic observations on human corneal nerves and wound healing after excimer laser photorefractive keratectomy. Curr Eye Res.
Several studies [15-24] have reported the outcomes of photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) in keratoconus suspects, fruste form or mild-moderate keratoconus.