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Excimer laser surface ablation – a review

Reynolds, Anita, Moore, Johnny, Naroo, Shehzad A, Moore, Tara and Shah, Sunil (2010) Excimer laser surface ablation – a review. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 38 . pp. 168-1882. [Journal article]

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DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-9071.2010.02230.x


Corneal surface laser ablation procedures for the correction of refractive error have enjoyed a resurgence of interest, especially in patients with a possible increased risk of complications after lamellar surgery. Improvements in the understanding of corneal biomechanical changes, the modulation of wound healing, laser technology including ablation profiles and different methods for epithelial removal have widened the scope for surface ablation. This article discusses photorefractive keratectomy, trans-epithelial photorefractive keratectomy, laser-assisted sub-epithelial keratomileusis and epithelial-laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis.

Item Type:Journal article
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Biomedical Sciences
Research Institutes and Groups:Biomedical Sciences Research Institute
Biomedical Sciences Research Institute > Genomic Medicine
ID Code:13729
Deposited By: Mrs Sharon Shirley
Deposited On:18 May 2010 08:32
Last Modified:16 May 2017 09:55

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