keratectomy


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keratectomy

[‚ker·ə′tek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of a portion of the cornea.
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?laser in situ keratectomy (LASIK) - similar to LASEK, but a smaller flap of cornea is created
Y-27632 inhibited the transition of rabbit keratocyte to myofibroblast and modulated a wound healing process after a superficial lamellar keratectomy in a rabbit cornea [25].
Las causas de las queratitis infecciosas en nuestra poblacion fueron: en 31 casos (31.6%) asociados a traumatismos; 15 pacientes (15.3%) tuvieron antecedente de uso de esteroides topicos; 11 casos (11.22%) fueron asociados a lagoftalmos; 4 casos se asociaron al antecedente de uso de lentes de contacto; 2 fueron secundarios a cirugia de PRK (photorefractive keratectomy) y en 35 casos se desconocio el mecanismo o etiologia.
These include surface stabilisation procedures such as occlusion of puncta, tarsoraphy, conjunctival flap, anterior stromal puncture and phototherapeutic keratectomy, ocular surface transplantation such as conjunctival autograft and limbal stem cell transplantation.
Its human trial was conducted in patients who had photorefractive keratectomy. The trial enrolled 39 patients who were randomised in three groups to assess the safety and performance of EyeGate OBG as a monotherapy or in combination with a BCL, in comparison to the present standard of care, artificial tears and BCL.
Kozobolis, "Evaluation of the retinal nerve fiber layer measurements, after photorefractive keratectomy and laser in situ keratomileusis, using scanning laser polarimetry (GDX VCC)," Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, vol.
Partial keratectomy followed by pedicle bulbar conjunctival graft was undertaken and the animal recovered uneventfully after surgery with no recurrence.
[5 & 10] Few published studies indicate Photo refractive Keratectomy (PRK) and LASIK using 213 nm laser are effective, safe and stable.
Comparison of postoperative pain following laser-assisted subepithelial keratectomy and transepithelial photorefractive keratectomy: a prospective, random paired bilateral eye study.
Limbal Dermoid - Surgical Outcome after Lamellar Keratectomy and Autologous Limbal Stem Cell Transplantation.
The rats were subjected to a bilateral regular phototherapeutic keratectomy (PTK) through the intact epithelium.
Laser subepithelial keratomileusis (LASEK) is a surgical technique carried out on patients who undergo photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) for low myopia, with thin cornea or with professions or lifestyles that expose them to trauma, so contraindicating the laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) [1].