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Prediction of refractive correction with radial keratotomy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  4073725     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Multiple regression analysis was employed to estimate the amount of preoperative correction required to achieve emmetropia in 129 spherical radial keratotomy procedures. Age, intraocular pressure, central corneal thickness, number of incisions, number of zones, and central optical zone size are variables that describe the amount of refractive correction required in order to achieve emmetropia. The surgical procedures from which these estimates are derived yield meaningful reductions in myopia. Recommendations for further research on the prediction of optimal response to radial keratotomy are included.
F B Kremer; R A Steer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of ophthalmology     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0003-4886     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Ophthalmol     Publication Date:  1985 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-12-26     Completed Date:  1985-12-26     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0210137     Medline TA:  Ann Ophthalmol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  660-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Age Factors
Cornea / pathology
Intraocular Pressure
Myopia / pathology,  physiopathology,  surgery*
Refractive Errors / pathology,  physiopathology
Refractive Surgical Procedures*
Regression Analysis

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