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Type: Thesis
Title: Outcome and complications of photorefractive keratectomy for myopia and astigmatism
Author: Goggin, Michael Joseph
Issue Date: 2003
School/Discipline: Dept. of Surgery
Abstract: "The aims of this study were: 1) to describe the outecome of photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) for myopia and stigmatism in terms of the refractive outcome (addressing its accuracy) and the visual outcome (addressing its safety); 2) to describe the effect on binocular vision of staged bilateral treatment ; 3) to describe the complications of PRK; 4) to describe therapeutic measures to treat hyperopic eyes following over-correction of myopia by PRK, acommon complication; 4) to assess the ability of topically applied hyaluronic acid to effect epithelial healing following PRK." --p. 1.
Advisor: O'Keefe, Michael
Dissertation Note: Thesis (MS) -- University of Adelaide, Dept. of Surgery, 2004
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