Refractive surgery/laser vision correction

Because patient-reported symptoms are what affect patients’ daily life, their dry eye experience is a concern for refractive surgery patients. To better understand this experience, a new retrospective case series in the Journal of Refractive Surgery sought to evaluate the factors associated with change in dry eye symptoms following LASIK and photorefractive keratectomy (PRK).

Researchers analyzed 13,319 patients who underwent LASIK or PRK between January 2013 and February 2016, and who completed a preoperative and 3…

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  1. May 28, 2019

Combination LASIK Corneal Cross-Linking Associated With Better Outcomes

The combination of LASIK and corneal cross-linking (CXL) for the treatment of high myopia showed better predictability, stability, and less regression than LASIK alone, according to a study presented by Li Lim, MD, adjunct associate professor and senior…

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  1. Aug 19, 2019

Gender, PRK Associated With Worse Pre- and Postoperative Dry Eye Symptoms

Because patient-reported symptoms are what affect patients’ daily life, their dry eye experience is a concern for refractive surgery patients. To better understand this experience, a new retrospective case series in the Journal of Refractive Surgery sought to evaluate…