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Photorefractive Keratectomy

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 some of the CORNEAL EPITHELIUM thus reshaping the anterior curvature of the cornea.
Also Known As:
Keratectomies, Photorefractive; Keratectomy, Photorefractive; Photorefractive Keratectomies
Networked: 1164 relevant articles (88 outcomes, 104 trials/studies)

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Therapy Context: Research Results

Experts

1. Kymionis, George D: 10 articles (01/2015 - 05/2007)
2. Hashemi, Hassan: 8 articles (10/2015 - 01/2004)
3. Spadea, Leopoldo: 8 articles (01/2015 - 03/2004)
4. Lombardo, Marco: 8 articles (09/2011 - 09/2004)
5. Serrao, Sebastiano: 8 articles (09/2011 - 09/2004)
6. Koch, Douglas D: 7 articles (12/2015 - 05/2004)
7. Randleman, J Bradley: 7 articles (04/2015 - 08/2006)
8. Bower, Kraig S: 7 articles (03/2015 - 03/2003)
9. Moshirfar, Majid: 7 articles (01/2014 - 08/2005)
10. Lombardo, Giuseppe: 7 articles (09/2011 - 02/2006)

Related Diseases

1. Myopia
2. Astigmatism
3. Pain (Aches)
4. Keratoconus
5. Refractive Errors (Refractive Error)

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Mitomycin (Mitomycin-C)
2. Collagen
3. Diclofenac (SR 38)
4. gabapentin (Neurontin)
5. Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)
6. Silicones
7. Anesthetics (Anesthetic Agents)
8. Ophthalmic Solutions (Eye Drops)
9. Indomethacin (Indometacin)
10. Timolol (Blocadren)

Related Therapies and Procedures

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