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Furthermore, in literature there are four more cases described of Descemet Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSAEK) due to bullous keratopathy after anterior-posterior radial keratotomy (APRK) as an effective surgical option [12].
Radial keratotomy involves making spokelike, microscopic incisions that flatten the cornea, allowing light rays entering the eye to be focused closer to the retina instead of in front of it.
"To fix the focus," he continues, you can either add another lens--glasses or contacts--or you can try radial keratotomy. We all perk up.
In 1985, the Prospective Evaluation of Radial Keratotomy (PERK) first called attention to some of the procedure's problems.
This formed the basis of a technique known as radial keratotomy (RK), (3) which became popular for a few years before excimer laser eye surgery took the world by storm.
In 1986 we reported on radial keratotomy, a relatively new surgical treatment for nearsightedness (myopia) in which the shape of the cornea is changed by means of a number of incisions.
In our November report on the use of laser surgery to correct simple vision problems, we made reference to a procedure developed in the Soviet Union and introduced into this country in the early 1980s - radial keratotomy. We noted that, although it enjoyed brief popularity here, it was no longer in favor.
Early in the 1980's a procedure known as radial keratotomy was developed in The surface of the cornea is flattened by cutting a series of tiny slits in a ra into proper shape.
The controversial surgical technique called radial keratotomy received some hard knocks last week during a report at the American Academy of Ophthalmology's annual meeting in San Francisco.
The long-term effects of radial keratotomy, a surgical treatment for nearsightedness, may be less stable than previously thought, according to a study in the june ARCHIVES OF OPHTHALMOLOGY.