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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Herrmann, WA; Muecke, M; Koller, M; Gabel, VP; Lohmann, CP 
Title:
Keratocyte density in the retroablation area after LASEK for the correction of myopia. 
Abstract:
PURPOSE: During excimer laser photoablation keratocyte cell death is induced in the retroablation area. Afterwards this area is repopulated by keratocyte mitosis and migration from the adjacent stroma. The aim of this study was to investigate keratocyte density in the retroablation area and in the posterior stroma during the first year after LASEK for the correction of myopia. METHODS: In a prospective study LASEK surgery was performed in 17 eyes of 10 consecutive patients for the correction of...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
245 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
426-30 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0721-832X 
TUM Institution:
Augenklinik und Poliklinik