Posted on November 13th, 2009 by Kelley Luckstein
Laser surgery to correct refractive errors had no long-term detrimental effects on the corneal endothelium, a small study found.
The findings suggest that eye banks and surgeons can consider donor corneas that have had keratorefractive procedures for use in posterior lamellar keratoplasty, according to Sanjay V. Patel, MD, and colleagues from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.
MedPage Today by Nancy Walsh, 11/12/09
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