Items Tagged ‘LASIK’

November 13, 2009

Laser Ablation Not Harmful to Corneal Endothelium

By Kelley Luckstein 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 […]

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Tags: Endothelium, LASIK

November 11, 2009

Laser Eye Surgery Safe Long-Term: Study

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Laser eye surgery doesn’t appear to have long-term effects on the cells that line the inside of the cornea, a new study has found…   The study findings are published in the November issue of the journal Archives of Ophthalmology.   “Our results support the findings of numerous short-term studies that found no significant endothelial […]

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Tags: Laser Eye Surgery, LASIK

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