Autologous serum eye-drops and enhanced epithelial healing time after photorefractive keratectomy


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Akcam H. T. , ÜNLÜ M., Karaca E. E. , Yazici H., AYDIN B., HONDUR A. M.

CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL OPTOMETRY, vol.101, no.1, pp.34-37, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 101 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/cxo.12574
  • Journal Name: CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL OPTOMETRY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.34-37
  • Keywords: autologous serum, cornea, photorefractive keratectomy, surface ablation, DRY EYE, SUBEPITHELIAL KERATECTOMY, SURFACE ABLATION, LASER, KERATOMILEUSIS, GROWTH, PLASMA, RISK, RICH
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

BackgroundThe aim of the study is to test whether use of autologous serum eye-drops can provide earlier epithelial healing following the application of photorefractive keratectomy.