Endothelial cell changes after photorefractive keratectomy with graded usage of mitomycin C

Endothelial cell changes after photorefractive keratectomy with graded usage of mitomycin C Int Ophthalmol (2018) 38:1211–1217 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10792-017-0584-5 OR IGINAL PAPER Endothelial cell changes after photorefractive keratectomy with graded usage of mitomycin C . . Hamid Gharaee Siamak Zarei-Ghanavati Reza Alizadeh Mojtaba Abrishami Received: 2 September 2016 / Accepted: 5 June 2017 / Published online: 13 June 2017 Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2017 Abstract size and polymegathism did not significantly change. Purpose To compare differences in the endothelial On the other hand, standard deviation (SD) of cell size cells before and after photorefractive keratectomy (P = 0.008), pleomorphism (P = 0.003) and coeffi- (PRK) for myopia with refractive error graded mito- cient of variation (CV) (P = 0.016) were significantly mycin C (MMC) application. increased. None of these parameters was related to the Methods In a prospective randomized clinical trial, length of MMC application. Corneal thickness forty-eight myopic patients referred to Khatam-al- decreased significantly after the operation but it Anbia Eye Hospital, Mashhad, Iran, for PRK. Patients increased 6 months postoperatively compared with were treated with PRK by a Bausch and Lomb the first month (P \ 0.001). Technolas 217z excimer laser (Bausch and Lomb, Conclusion MMC application for PRK in myopia Rochester, NY). MMC was applied after PRK 5 s for http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Ophthalmology Springer Journals

Endothelial cell changes after photorefractive keratectomy with graded usage of mitomycin C

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Springer Netherlands
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Copyright © 2017 by Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Ophthalmology
ISSN
0165-5701
eISSN
1573-2630
D.O.I.
10.1007/s10792-017-0584-5
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Abstract

Int Ophthalmol (2018) 38:1211–1217 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10792-017-0584-5 OR IGINAL PAPER Endothelial cell changes after photorefractive keratectomy with graded usage of mitomycin C . . Hamid Gharaee Siamak Zarei-Ghanavati Reza Alizadeh Mojtaba Abrishami Received: 2 September 2016 / Accepted: 5 June 2017 / Published online: 13 June 2017 Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2017 Abstract size and polymegathism did not significantly change. Purpose To compare differences in the endothelial On the other hand, standard deviation (SD) of cell size cells before and after photorefractive keratectomy (P = 0.008), pleomorphism (P = 0.003) and coeffi- (PRK) for myopia with refractive error graded mito- cient of variation (CV) (P = 0.016) were significantly mycin C (MMC) application. increased. None of these parameters was related to the Methods In a prospective randomized clinical trial, length of MMC application. Corneal thickness forty-eight myopic patients referred to Khatam-al- decreased significantly after the operation but it Anbia Eye Hospital, Mashhad, Iran, for PRK. Patients increased 6 months postoperatively compared with were treated with PRK by a Bausch and Lomb the first month (P \ 0.001). Technolas 217z excimer laser (Bausch and Lomb, Conclusion MMC application for PRK in myopia Rochester, NY). MMC was applied after PRK 5 s for

Journal

International OphthalmologySpringer Journals

Published: Jun 13, 2017

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