Comparison of clinical characteristics of post-refractive surgery-related and post-herpetic neuropathic corneal pain

Bayraktutar B. N. , Ozmen M. C. , Muzaaya N., Dieckmann G., Koseoglu N. D. , Muller R. T. , ...More

OCULAR SURFACE, vol.18, no.4, pp.641-650, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jtos.2020.07.006
  • Journal Name: OCULAR SURFACE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.641-650
  • Keywords: Herpes keratitis, Neuropathic corneal pain, Pain, Quality of life, Refractive surgery, HERPES-ZOSTER, OCULAR PAIN, DRY EYE, INCOMPLETE RESPONSE, INFLAMMATION, SYMPTOMS, EFFICACY, QUALITY, TEARS, LASIK
  • Gazi University Affiliated: No


Purpose: To compare the clinical characteristics and in vivo confocal microscopy (IVCM) findings of patients with neuropathic corneal pain (NCP) due to refractive surgery (RS-NCP) and herpetic eye disease (H-NCP) to controls.