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|Title:||Outcome and complications of photorefractive keratectomy for myopia and astigmatism|
|Author:||Goggin, Michael Joseph|
|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.|
|Dissertation Note:||Thesis (MS) -- University of Adelaide, Dept. of Surgery, 2004|
|Provenance:||Full text not available, contact Library_theses@adelaide.edu.au|
|Appears in Collections:||Research Theses|
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