Comparisons between conventional, transepithelial PRK inconclusive

ATHENS, Greece — Review and meta-analysis of the current literature show that transepithelial PRK leads to faster healing of the epithelium and maybe less pain, but it is not clear whether visual outcomes are better as compared with conventional PRK.
“Comparisons are inconclusive because of inconsistencies in the use of MMC and postoperative medications because the length of follow-up varies and the nomograms vary,” Dan Epstein, MD, PhD, said at the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Winter Meeting. “Overall, the message is confusing and somewhat

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