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Refractive Surgical Procedures Summary

Description: Surgical procedures employed to correct REFRACTIVE ERRORS such as MYOPIA; HYPEROPIA; or ASTIGMATISM. These may involve altering the curvature of the CORNEA; removal or replacement of the CRYSTALLINE LENS; or modification of the SCLERA to change the axial length of the eye.

Also Known As: Refractive Surgery; Keratorefractive Surgical Procedure; Procedure, Keratorefractive Surgical; Procedure, Refractive Surgical; Procedures, Keratorefractive Surgical Show All >>

Networked: 994 relevant articles (46 outcomes, 73 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Refractive Surgical Procedures is Relevant

  1. Myopia : 11 outcomes 13 studies in 169 results
  2. Astigmatism : 7 outcomes 7 studies in 123 results
  3. Refractive Errors (Refractive Error) : 6 outcomes 6 studies in 116 results
  4. Hyperopia (Hypermetropia) : 6 outcomes 3 studies in 41 results
  5. Cataract (Cataracts) : 5 outcomes 27 studies in 286 results
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Drugs Related to Refractive Surgical Procedures

  1. Hyaluronic Acid (Hyaluronan)
  2. Fluconazole (Zonal)
  3. Alkalies
  4. Cefuroxime (Zinacef)
  5. Polypropylenes (Polypropylene)
  6. Glucose (Dextrose)
  7. Retinaldehyde (Retinal)
  8. Ophthalmic Solutions (Eye Drops)
  9. Collagen
  10. Ketorolac Tromethamine (Acular)
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Therapies Related to Refractive Surgical Procedures

  1. Excimer Lasers
  2. Laser In Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK)
  3. Lasers (Laser)
  4. Corneal Transplantation (Keratoplasty)
  5. Contact Lenses
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