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PRKPhotorefractive Keratectomy
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PRKDemocratic People's Republic of Korea (ISO alpha-3 country code for North Korea)
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PRKPeople's Republic of Kampuchea
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PRKPuncture Repair Kit
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PRKPartia Republikane e Kosovës (Republican Party of Kosovo)
PRKPrimitive Recursive Kernel
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Jeffrey, "Comparison of mechanical and transepithelial debridement during photorefractive keratectomy," Ophthalmology, vol.
Corneal barrier function, tear film stability, and corneal sensation after photorefractive keratectomy and laser in situ keratomileusis.
Gatinel, "Photorefractive keratectomy in patients with suspected keratoconus: five-year follow-up," Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, vol.
Brodaty, "Corneal ectasia after photorefractive keratectomy for low myopia," Ophthalmology, vol.
Giannecchini et al., "Photorefractive keratectomy in high myopic defects with or without intraoperative mitomycin C: 1-year results," European Journal of Ophthalmology, vol.
La Tegola, "Photorefractive keratectomy followed by cross-linking versus crosslinking alone for management of progressive keratoconus: two-year follow-up," American Journal of Ophthalmology, vol.
Lee, "Clinical outcomes between optical path difference custom aspheric treatment and optimized prolate ablation photorefractive keratectomy in myopia exceeding 8 diopters," Eye (London), vol.
(1) In photorefractive keratectomy (PRK), the prototype procedure, the excimer laser was used to ablate directly Bowman's layer and anterior stroma but interaction of molecules released by the regenerating epithelium and activated stromal keratocytes leads to a high incidence of haze and removal of the epithelium causes significant pain.
However, not comparing the early SMILE outcome with those from other corneal refractive surgery results such as photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) or LASIK was an oversight.
Excimer laser photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) and laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) can also be used to treat posttransplant astigmatism [20].
Different retreatment options are available for corneas with compromised thickness, such as treatment of the flap undersurface, laser-assisted subepithelial keratectomy (LASEK), and trans- or subepithelial photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) [8, 9].
Nagy, "Corneal density with the Pentacam after photorefractive keratectomy," Journal of Refractive Surgery, vol.