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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Herrmann, WA; Hillenkamp, J; Hufendiek, K; Prahs, P; Lohmann, CP; Helbig, H; Kobuch, K 
Title:
Epi-laser in situ keratomileusis: comparative evaluation of epithelial separation with 3 microkeratomes. 
Abstract:
PURPOSE: To evaluate the cleavage plane, corneal cytoarchitecture, and cell vitality of separated corneal epithelial sheets created with 3 commonly used microkeratomes. SETTING: Laboratories of the Regensburg University Medical Center, Regensburg, Germany. METHODS: Mechanical separation of the epithelial layer in 10 porcine eyes and 2 human eyes was performed with 3 different microkeratomes (Amadeus II, Zyoptix XP, Epivision). Five of 10 porcine corneas and the 2 human corneas treated with each...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Cataract Refract Surg 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
34 
Journal issue:
10 
Pages contribution:
1761-6 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0886-3350 
TUM Institution:
Augenklinik und Poliklinik