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Photorefractive keratectomy in pediatric patients.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8551439     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This article reports the results of photorefractive keratectomy in nine patients between 10 and 15 years of age who were treated for the following refractive errors: unilateral myopia, post intraocular lens myopia, and unequal hypermetropia with amblyopia. Visual acuity improved and spectacle correction decreased in all patients. There was significant visual improvement with pleoptic treatment in one amblyopic hypermetropic patient.
D Singh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cataract and refractive surgery     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0886-3350     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cataract Refract Surg     Publication Date:  1995 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-02-20     Completed Date:  1996-02-20     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8604171     Medline TA:  J Cataract Refract Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  630-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Amblyopia / complications
Cornea / surgery*
Hyperopia / complications,  surgery*
Lasers, Excimer
Lenses, Intraocular / adverse effects
Myopia / etiology,  surgery*
Photorefractive Keratectomy*
Treatment Outcome
Visual Acuity

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