George Kymionis

Summary

Affiliation: University of Crete
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Intrastromal corneal ring segment implantation with the femtosecond laser in a post-keratoplasty patient with recurrent keratoconus
    Efekan Coskunseven
    World Eye Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Cataract Refract Surg 33:1808-10. 2007
  2. pmc Descemet stripping endothelial keratoplasty for a failed penetrating keratoplasty graft in a pseudophakic patient with a toric intraocular lens: a case report
    George D Kymionis
    University Hospital of Heraklion, University of Crete, Medical School, 71003, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    BMC Ophthalmol 13:64. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Correlation of the corneal collagen cross-linking demarcation line using confocal microscopy and anterior segment optical coherence tomography in keratoconic patients
    George D Kymionis
    Vardinoyiannion Eye Institute of Crete, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece Electronic address
    Am J Ophthalmol 157:110-115.e1. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Thin-flap laser in situ keratomileusis with femtosecond-laser technology
    George D Kymionis
    Institute of Vision and Optics, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
    J Cataract Refract Surg 39:1366-71. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Evaluation of the corneal collagen cross-linking demarcation line profile using anterior segment optical coherence tomography
    George D Kymionis
    Institute of Vision and Optics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Cornea 32:907-10. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Isolated corneal pseudodendrites as the initial manifestation of tyrosinemia type II in monozygotic twins
    George D Kymionis
    University of Crete, School of Health Sciences, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 49:e33-6. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Interface lamellar keratitis induced by a post-Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty corneal trauma
    George D Kymionis
    Institute of Vision and Optics, University of Crete, Crete, Greece
    Cornea 32:362-4. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Femtosecond laser technology in corneal refractive surgery: a review
    George D Kymionis
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Crete, Medical School, Heraklion, Greece
    J Refract Surg 28:912-20. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Transepithelial phototherapeutic keratectomy for recurrent corneal erosions in a patient with previous corneal collagen cross-linking
    George D Kymionis
    Institute of Vision and Optics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    J Refract Surg 28:732-4. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Combined transepithelial phototherapeutic keratectomy and corneal collagen cross-linking for progressive keratoconus
    George D Kymionis
    Institute of Vision and Optics IVO, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Ophthalmology 119:1777-84. 2012

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Publications106 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Intrastromal corneal ring segment implantation with the femtosecond laser in a post-keratoplasty patient with recurrent keratoconus
    Efekan Coskunseven
    World Eye Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Cataract Refract Surg 33:1808-10. 2007
    ..Although the results are encouraging, the long-term effect of this approach for the management of post-keratoplasty patients with recurrent keratoconus is not known...
  2. pmc Descemet stripping endothelial keratoplasty for a failed penetrating keratoplasty graft in a pseudophakic patient with a toric intraocular lens: a case report
    George D Kymionis
    University Hospital of Heraklion, University of Crete, Medical School, 71003, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    BMC Ophthalmol 13:64. 2013
    ..To report a patient with penetrating keratoplasty (PKP) graft endothelial failure implanted with toric intraocular lens (IOL) who was treated with Descemet stripping endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK)...
  3. doi request reprint Correlation of the corneal collagen cross-linking demarcation line using confocal microscopy and anterior segment optical coherence tomography in keratoconic patients
    George D Kymionis
    Vardinoyiannion Eye Institute of Crete, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece Electronic address
    Am J Ophthalmol 157:110-115.e1. 2014
    ..To evaluate and compare the depth of the corneal stromal demarcation line after corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL) using 2 different methods: confocal microscopy and anterior segment optical coherence tomography (AS OCT)...
  4. doi request reprint Thin-flap laser in situ keratomileusis with femtosecond-laser technology
    George D Kymionis
    Institute of Vision and Optics, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
    J Cataract Refract Surg 39:1366-71. 2013
    ..To evaluate the results of thin-flap laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) using a femtosecond-laser platform for flap creation...
  5. doi request reprint Evaluation of the corneal collagen cross-linking demarcation line profile using anterior segment optical coherence tomography
    George D Kymionis
    Institute of Vision and Optics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Cornea 32:907-10. 2013
    ..To evaluate the depth of the stromal demarcation line after corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL) using anterior segment optical coherence tomography...
  6. doi request reprint Isolated corneal pseudodendrites as the initial manifestation of tyrosinemia type II in monozygotic twins
    George D Kymionis
    University of Crete, School of Health Sciences, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 49:e33-6. 2012
    ..Plasma tyrosine levels were elevated. After therapy with tyrosine-restricted diet, corneal lesions resolved. Bilateral pseudodendritic keratitis may be the initial or only manifestation of tyrosinemia type II...
  7. doi request reprint Interface lamellar keratitis induced by a post-Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty corneal trauma
    George D Kymionis
    Institute of Vision and Optics, University of Crete, Crete, Greece
    Cornea 32:362-4. 2013
    ..Early diagnosis and appropriate intensive treatment with local corticosteroids are essential to successfully address this uncommon post-DSAEK complication...
  8. doi request reprint Femtosecond laser technology in corneal refractive surgery: a review
    George D Kymionis
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Crete, Medical School, Heraklion, Greece
    J Refract Surg 28:912-20. 2012
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Transepithelial phototherapeutic keratectomy for recurrent corneal erosions in a patient with previous corneal collagen cross-linking
    George D Kymionis
    Institute of Vision and Optics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    J Refract Surg 28:732-4. 2012
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Combined transepithelial phototherapeutic keratectomy and corneal collagen cross-linking for progressive keratoconus
    George D Kymionis
    Institute of Vision and Optics IVO, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Ophthalmology 119:1777-84. 2012
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Tacrolimus ointment 0.03% for treatment of refractory childhood phlyctenular keratoconjunctivitis
    George D Kymionis
    Institute of Vision and Optics, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
    Cornea 31:950-2. 2012
    ..To report 2 cases of refractory phlyctenular keratoconjunctivitis treated with topical tacrolimus 0.03% ointment (Protopic)...
  12. doi request reprint Outcomes of refractive surgery in patients with topographic superior corneal steepening
    George D Kymionis
    University of Crete, Greece
    J Refract Surg 28:462-7. 2012
    ..To evaluate the outcomes of refractive surgery in patients with topographic superior corneal steepening...
  13. doi request reprint Combined treatment with flap amputation, phototherapeutic keratectomy, and collagen crosslinking in severe intractable post-LASIK atypical mycobacterial infection with corneal melt
    George D Kymionis
    Institute of Vision and Optics, University of Crete, Crete, Greece
    J Cataract Refract Surg 38:713-5. 2012
    ..Corneal crosslinking after flap amputation and limited PTK was an effective treatment for severe intractable post-LASIK keratitis with corneal melting and obviated PKP...
  14. doi request reprint Treatment of corneal dellen with a large diameter soft contact lens
    George D Kymionis
    Institute of Vision and Optics, University of Crete, 71003 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Cont Lens Anterior Eye 34:290-2. 2011
    ..In conclusion, the use of a large diameter soft contact lens was an effective alternative solution for the treatment of corneal dellen in our patient...
  15. doi request reprint Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty in a child after failed penetrating keratoplasty
    George D Kymionis
    Institute of Vision and Optics, Department of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    J AAPOS 16:95-6. 2012
    ..We present a case of DSAEK in a 4-year-old boy for the management of irreversible endothelial rejection after penetrating keratoplasty. Three months after the procedure, the cornea remained clear with the donor button in place...
  16. doi request reprint Treatment of inferior Descemet membrane detachment secondary to cataract surgery with air injection and supine head position
    George D Kymionis
    Institute of Vision and Optics, University of Crete, Crete, Greece
    Semin Ophthalmol 27:22-4. 2012
    ..To describe a case of a patient with inferior Descemet membrane detachment that resolved after injection of small air bubble and supine positioning...
  17. doi request reprint One-year follow-up of corneal confocal microscopy after corneal cross-linking in patients with post laser in situ keratosmileusis ectasia and keratoconus
    George D Kymionis
    Institute of Vision and Optics, University of Crete, Crete, Greece
    Am J Ophthalmol 147:774-8, 778.e1. 2009
    ..To investigate corneal tissue alterations after corneal collagen cross-linking in patients with post laser in situ keratosmileusis (LASIK) keratectasia and keratoconus...
  18. doi request reprint Femtosecond-assisted astigmatic keratotomy for post-keratoplasty irregular astigmatism
    George D Kymionis
    Corneal and External Diseases Department, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, Florida, USA
    J Cataract Refract Surg 35:11-3. 2009
    ..The technique of femtosecond-assisted AK is simple and efficient for managing irregular and nonorthogonal astigmatism in post-keratoplasty patients and may overcome the limitations of earlier techniques...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effects of topical mitomycin C on the ciliary body and intraocular pressure after PRK: an experimental study
    George D Kymionis
    Department of Ophthalmology, Institute of Vision and Optics, University of Crete, Greece
    J Refract Surg 24:633-8. 2008
    ..To investigate the effects of the application of mitomycin C (MMC) after photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) on the ciliary body and intraocular pressure (IOP) in an experimental model...
  20. ncbi request reprint Late onset of serologic positive titers in a patient with Parinaud's oculoglandular syndrome
    George D Kymionis
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Crete, Medical School, Heraklion, Greece
    Semin Ophthalmol 19:125-6. 2004
    ..To report a case of Parinaud's oculoglandular syndrome (POS) in which, despite the initially negative, a late onset of serologic positive titers was observed...
  21. doi request reprint Effect of excimer laser repetition rate on outcomes after photorefractive keratectomy
    George D Kymionis
    Department of Ophthalmology, Vardinoyannion Eye Institute of Crete, University of Crete, Crete, Greece
    J Cataract Refract Surg 34:916-9. 2008
    ..To compare the refractive outcomes after photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) for low to moderate myopic corrections using 2 excimer lasers with different repetition rates (200 Hz and 400 Hz)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Ocular rigidity evaluation after photorefractive keratectomy: an experimental study
    George D Kymionis
    Vardinoyannion Eye Institute of Crete, University of Crete, Medical School, Dept of Ophthalmology, 71110 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    J Refract Surg 24:173-7. 2008
    ..To evaluate possible changes of the ocular rigidity coefficient in vivo after photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) in a series of rabbit eyes, using an invasive ocular rigidity measurement device...
  23. doi request reprint Tacrolimus ointment 0.03% in the eye for treatment of giant papillary conjunctivitis
    George D Kymionis
    Department of Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    Cornea 27:228-9. 2008
    ..To report a case of refractory giant papillary conjunctivitis (GPC) treated by using topical tacrolimus 0.03% ointment...
  24. ncbi request reprint Diffuse lamellar keratitis after corneal crosslinking in a patient with post-laser in situ keratomileusis corneal ectasia
    George D Kymionis
    Institute of Vision and Optics, University of Crete, Medical School, Department of Opthamology, Crete, Greece
    J Cataract Refract Surg 33:2135-7. 2007
    ..Crosslinking for post-LASIK corneal ectasia may induce DLK. Early diagnosis and appropriate treatment with intensive topical corticosteroids is essential to successfully manage this post-crosslinking complication...
  25. ncbi request reprint Fifteen-year follow-up after LASIK: case report
    George D Kymionis
    Institute of Vision and Optics, University of Crete Medical School, Department of Ophthalmology, Crete, Greece
    J Refract Surg 23:937-40. 2007
    ..To present 15-year follow-up of one of the first LASIK-treated patients...
  26. ncbi request reprint Interface corneal stromal irregularities after flap creation using femtosecond laser
    George D Kymionis
    Institute of Vision and Optics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
    Eur J Ophthalmol 21:207-9. 2011
    ..To report a case of interface corneal stromal irregularities after flap creation with the advanced IntraLase femtosecond (150 Hz) laser system (Abbott Medical Optics, Inc.)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Flap amputation with phototherapeutic keratectomy (PTK) and adjuvant mitomycin C for severe post-LASIK epithelial ingrowth
    George Kymionis
    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami University, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Eur J Ophthalmol 19:301-3. 2009
    ..To report a patient with severe post-laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) epithelial ingrowth and keratolysis treated with flap amputation and phototherapeutic keratectomy (PTK) with adjuvant intraoperative mitomycin C (MMC)...
  28. pmc Customized pachymetric guided epithelial debridement for corneal collagen cross linking
    George D Kymionis
    Institute of Vision and Optics, Department of Medicine, University of Crete, Crete, Greece
    BMC Ophthalmol 9:10. 2009
    ..The technique may overcome the current corneal pachymetric limitation parameter (over 400 microns) that is necessary for the safety of the procedure without affecting the overall benefits...
  29. ncbi request reprint Mitomycin C aqueous humor concentration after photorefractive keratectomy: an experimental study
    George D Kymionis
    Institute of Vision and Optics, Department of Medicine, University of Crete, Medical School, Heraklion, Crete Greece
    Eur J Ophthalmol 19:738-42. 2009
    ..To evaluate mitomycin C (MMC) aqueous humor concentration after photorefractive keratectomy (PRK)...
  30. pmc Transient peripheral edema following displaced corneal graft after descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK): case presentation
    George D Kymionis
    Institute of Vision and Optics University of Crete, Greece
    BMC Ophthalmol 11:37. 2011
    ..Descemet's Stripping with Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSAEK) is constantly gaining popularity in the management of endothelial dysfunctions such as bullous keratopathy or Fuchs' dystrophy...
  31. doi request reprint Corneal collagen cross-linking with riboflavin and ultraviolet-A irradiation in patients with thin corneas
    George D Kymionis
    Institute of Vision and Optics, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Am J Ophthalmol 153:24-8. 2012
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Simultaneous topography-guided photorefractive keratectomy followed by corneal collagen cross-linking for keratoconus
    George D Kymionis
    Institute of Vision and Optics University of Crete, Medical School, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Am J Ophthalmol 152:748-55. 2011
    ..To present the long-term results after simultaneous photorefractive keratectomy followed by corneal collagen cross-linking for keratoconus...
  33. doi request reprint Retrephination of eccentric donor graft for descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty
    George D Kymionis
    Institute of Vision and Optics, Department of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
    Cornea 30:1058-60. 2011
    ..A second eccentric retrephination is a simple and easy-to-perform intraoperative surgical step that could avoid the presence of corneal epithelium on the DSAEK donor graft...
  34. doi request reprint Corneal clarity restoration after Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty with edematous corneal graft
    George D Kymionis
    Institute of Vision and Optics, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
    Eur J Ophthalmol 21:830-3. 2011
    ..To report a case of a patient who underwent Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK) with implantation of a precut edematous corneal graft, and restored corneal clarity 3 months postoperatively...
  35. doi request reprint Combined corneal collagen cross-linking and posterior chamber toric implantable collamer lens implantation for keratoconus
    George D Kymionis
    Institute of Vision and Optics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Crete, Greece
    Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 42:e22-5. 2011
    ..Despite the encouraging results, longer follow-up is necessary to evaluate the outcomes of this approach...
  36. doi request reprint Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty combined with phacoemulsification in Chandler syndrome
    George D Kymionis
    Institute of Vision and Optics, University of Crete, Medical School, and University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Eur J Ophthalmol 21:495-7. 2011
    ..To report a case of Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK) in combination with phacoemulsification and implantation of intraocular lens (IOL) (triple procedure) in a patient with Chandler syndrome...
  37. doi request reprint Automated donor tissue preparation for descemet membrane automated endothelial keratoplasty (DMAEK): an experimental study
    George D Kymionis
    Department of Medicine, Institute of Vision and Optics, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
    Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 42:158-61. 2011
    ..In the current study, a mechanical automated technique for preparing a donor Descemet membrane (DM) carrying autologous endothelium for DMEK was evaluated...
  38. doi request reprint Fifteen-year follow-up after anterior chamber phakic intraocular lens implantation in one and LASIK in the fellow eye
    George D Kymionis
    Institute of Vision and Optics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Crete, Greece
    Semin Ophthalmol 24:231-3. 2009
    ..To report a patient fifteen years after anterior chamber phakic intraocular lens (AC-PIOL) implantation in one and laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) in the fellow eye...
  39. ncbi request reprint Herpetic keratitis with iritis after corneal crosslinking with riboflavin and ultraviolet A for keratoconus
    George D Kymionis
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Crete, Crete, Greece
    J Cataract Refract Surg 33:1982-4. 2007
    ..Crosslinking can induce herpetic keratitis with iritis even in patients with no history of herpetic disease. Early diagnosis and proper treatment are essential for a favorable outcome...
  40. ncbi request reprint Eleven-year follow-up of laser in situ keratomileusis
    George D Kymionis
    Department of Ophthalmology, and Institute of Vision and Optics, University of Crete, Crete, Greece
    J Cataract Refract Surg 33:191-6. 2007
    ..To report the long-term (11-year) outcomes (stability and complications) of laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) in patients with high myopia...
  41. ncbi request reprint Treatment of atopic eyelid disease using topical tacrolimus following corticosteroid discontinuation in a patient with open-angle glaucoma
    George D Kymionis
    University of Crete, School of Health Sciences, Division of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology, Crete, Greece
    Cornea 23:828-30. 2004
    ..To report a case of atopic eyelid disease treatment using topical tacrolimus in a patient with open-angle glaucoma following corticosteroid discontinuation...
  42. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of residual Descemet's membrane after Descemet's stripping endothelial keratoplasty with anterior segment optical coherence tomography
    George D Kymionis
    Department of Ophthalmology, Vardinoyannion Eye Institute of Crete, Crete, Greece
    J Cataract Refract Surg 33:1322-4. 2007
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Long-term results of thin corneas after refractive laser surgery
    George D Kymionis
    Department of Ophthalmology, Vardinoyannion Eye Institute of Crete, University of Crete, Greece
    Am J Ophthalmol 144:181-185. 2007
    ..To report the long-term refractive results of photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) and laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) in patients with thin corneas...
  44. ncbi request reprint Can expression of apoptosis genes, bcl-2 and bax, predict survival and responsiveness to chemotherapy in node-negative breast cancer patients?
    G D Kymionis
    Laboratory of Surgical Research, Hippokratio Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Surg Res 99:161-8. 2001
    ..The objective of this study was to test the hypothesis that the expression of apoptosis genes, bcl-2 and bax, predicts survival and responsiveness to chemotherapy in node-negative breast cancer patients...
  45. ncbi request reprint Intraocular pressure measurements after conductive keratoplasty
    George D Kymionis
    Department of Ophthalmology, and Vardinoyannion Eye Institute of Crete, University of Crete, Greece
    J Refract Surg 21:171-5. 2005
    ..To determine the possible impact of conductive keratoplasty (CK) on intraocular pressure (IOP) measurements...
  46. ncbi request reprint Dry eye after photorefractive keratectomy with adjuvant mitomycin C
    George D Kymionis
    Department of Ophthalmology, Institute of Vision and Optics, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
    J Refract Surg 22:511-3. 2006
    ..To report a patient with dry eye after bilateral photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) with mitomycin C treatment in one eye...
  47. ncbi request reprint Long-term results of superficial laser in situ keratomileusis after ultrathin flap creation
    George D Kymionis
    Department of Ophthalmology, Vardinoyannion Eye Institute of Crete, Crete, Greece
    J Cataract Refract Surg 32:1276-80. 2006
    ..To study the long-term efficacy, safety, and stability of laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) after unintentional ultrathin flap creation less than 80 mum...
  48. ncbi request reprint Central corneal thickness in patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration
    George D Kymionis
    Department of Ophthalmology, Institute of Vision and Optics, University of Crete, Crete, Greece
    Cornea 26:182-4. 2007
    ..To compare the central corneal thickness (CCT) measurements of patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and control subjects...
  49. ncbi request reprint Unilateral corneal ectasia after laser in situ keratomileusis in a patient with uncomplicated photorefractive keratectomy in the fellow eye
    George D Kymionis
    Institute of Vision and Optics, University of Crete, Crete, Greece
    J Cataract Refract Surg 33:859-61. 2007
    ..Preoperative corneal pachymetry, topography, and attempted correction were similar in both eyes. In patients whose corneas may be predisposed to instability, PRK may be a safer alternative procedure than LASIK...
  50. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up of Intacs for post-LASIK corneal ectasia
    George D Kymionis
    Department of Ophthalmology, Institute of Vision and Optics, University of Crete, Medical School, Crete, Greece
    Ophthalmology 113:1909-17. 2006
    ..To report long-term follow-up of Intacs microthin prescription inserts for the management of post-LASIK corneal ectasia...
  51. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up of Intacs in keratoconus
    George D Kymionis
    Department of Ophthalmology, Institute of Vision and Optics, University of Crete, Crete, Greece
    Am J Ophthalmol 143:236-244. 2007
    ..To evaluate long-term follow-up of Intacs microthin prescription inserts (Addition Technology, Inc, Fremont, California, USA) for the management of keratoconus...
  52. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic recurrence of diffuse lamellar keratitis after LASIK
    George D Kymionis
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Crete, Greece
    J Refract Surg 23:720-1. 2007
    ..To report a case of late recurrence of bilateral diffuse lamellar keratitis (DLK) after LASIK...
  53. ncbi request reprint Corneal iron ring after conductive keratoplasty
    George D Kymionis
    Department of Ophthalmology and the Vardinoyannion Eye Institute of Crete, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Am J Ophthalmol 136:378-9. 2003
    ..To report formation of corneal iron ring deposits after conductive keratoplasty...
  54. ncbi request reprint The effect of intense, short-term topical dexamethasone disodium phosphate eyedrops on blood glucose level in diabetic patients
    George D Kymionis
    Department of Ophthalmology and Institute of Vision and Optics, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
    Ophthalmologica 221:426-9. 2007
    ..To evaluate the influence of an intensive course of topical (ophthalmic drops) steroid (dexamethasone disodium phosphate) application on blood glucose levels in diabetic patients...
  55. ncbi request reprint Corneal perforation after conductive keratoplasty with previous refractive surgery
    George D Kymionis
    Department of Ophthalmology, Vardinoyannion Eye Institute of Crete, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
    J Cataract Refract Surg 29:2452-4. 2003
    ..Care must be taken to prevent CK-treated spots from coinciding with areas in the corneal stroma that might have been altered by previous refractive procedures...
  56. ncbi request reprint Topographically supported customized ablation for the management of decentered laser in situ keratomileusis
    George D Kymionis
    Vardinoyannion Eye Institute of Crete, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Crete Medical School, 71110 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Am J Ophthalmol 137:806-11. 2004
    ..To evaluate the efficacy, predictability, and safety of topographically supported customized ablations (TOSCAs) for decentered ablations following laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK)...
  57. ncbi request reprint Intacs for early pellucid marginal degeneration
    George D Kymionis
    Vardinoyannion Eye Institute of Crete, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    J Cataract Refract Surg 30:230-3. 2004
    ..Corneal topographic pattern also improved. Although the results are encouraging, concern still exists regarding the long-term effect of this approach for the management of patients with PMD...
  58. ncbi request reprint Laser in situ keratomileusis for residual hyperopic astigmatism after conductive keratoplasty
    George D Kymionis
    University of Crete, VEIC, Medical School Department of Ophthalmology, 71110 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    J Refract Surg 20:276-8. 2004
    ..To report a case of laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) in a patient with previous conductive keratoplasty...
  59. doi request reprint Photorefractive keratectomy followed by same-day corneal collagen crosslinking after intrastromal corneal ring segment implantation for pellucid marginal degeneration
    George D Kymionis
    Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Vision and Optics, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
    J Cataract Refract Surg 36:1783-5. 2010
    ..73/38.67 to 44.92/39.01), which remained stable during the 9-month follow-up period. Despite the encouraging results, longer follow-up is necessary to evaluate the outcomes of this approach...
  60. doi request reprint Management of pellucid marginal corneal degeneration with simultaneous customized photorefractive keratectomy and collagen crosslinking
    George D Kymionis
    Institute of Vision and Optics, University of Crete, Crete, Greece
    J Cataract Refract Surg 35:1298-301. 2009
    ..Corneal topography revealed a significant improvement in both eyes. Despite the encouraging results, longer follow-up is necessary to confirm the stability of the results...
  61. doi request reprint Phototherapeutic keratectomy for the treatment of subepithelial fibrosis and anterior corneal scarring after descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty
    Richard M Awdeh
    Department of Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    Cornea 31:761-3. 2012
    ....
  62. doi request reprint Intraoperative pachymetric measurements during corneal collagen cross-linking with riboflavin and ultraviolet A irradiation
    George D Kymionis
    Institute of Vision and Optics University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Ophthalmology 116:2336-9. 2009
    ..To study central corneal pachymetric variations during corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL) treatment with the use of riboflavin and ultraviolet A irradiation (UVA)...
  63. doi request reprint Conductive keratoplasty followed by collagen cross-linking with riboflavin-UV-A in patients with keratoconus
    George D Kymionis
    From the Department of Ophthalmology, Vardinoyannion Eye Institute of Crete, University of Crete, Crete, Greece
    Cornea 29:239-43. 2010
    ..To evaluate the combined effect of conductive keratoplasty (CK) followed by corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL) in 2 patients with keratoconus...
  64. doi request reprint Posterior linear stromal haze formation after simultaneous photorefractive keratectomy followed by corneal collagen cross-linking
    George D Kymionis
    Institute of Vision and Optics, University of Crete Medical School, Crete, Greece
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 51:5030-3. 2010
    ..To report the development of posterior linear stromal haze after simultaneous photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) followed by corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL)...
  65. doi request reprint LASIK flap buttonhole treated immediately by PRK with mitomycin C
    George D Kymionis
    Institute of Vision and Optics, University of Crete, Greece
    J Refract Surg 26:225-8. 2010
    ..To describe the visual outcomes of three patients who had LASIK flap buttonhole and were treated immediately with photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) and topical mitomycin C (MMC) 0.02%...
  66. doi request reprint Intraocular pressure measurements after corneal collagen crosslinking with riboflavin and ultraviolet A in eyes with keratoconus
    George D Kymionis
    Institute of Vision and Optics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    J Cataract Refract Surg 36:1724-7. 2010
    ..To determine the possible effect of corneal collagen crosslinking (CXL) with riboflavin and ultraviolet A (UVA) on intraocular pressure (IOP) measurements by Goldmann applanation tonometry (GAT)...
  67. doi request reprint Applanation tonometry versus dynamic contour tonometry in eyes treated with latanoprost
    Efstathios T Detorakis
    Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    J Glaucoma 19:194-8. 2010
    ..To examine the differences between Goldmann Applanation Tonometry (GAT) and Dynamic Contour Tonometry (DCT) associated with latanoprost use...
  68. doi request reprint New INTACS SK implantation in patients with post-laser in situ keratomileusis corneal ectasia
    George D Kymionis
    From the Ophthalmology Department, Institute of Vision and Optics, University of Crete, Crete, Greece
    Cornea 29:214-6. 2010
    ..In conclusion, new INTACS SK might be able to improve visual acuity in patients with post-laser in situ keratomileusis corneal ectasia...
  69. doi request reprint Forward scattering properties of corneal haze
    Dirk De Brouwere
    Institute of Vision and Optics, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Optom Vis Sci 85:843-8. 2008
    ..It was the purpose of this study to demonstrate a single-pass technique to objectively measure forward scattering properties of excised rabbit corneas...
  70. ncbi request reprint Alterations in endothelial cell density after photorefractive keratectomy with adjuvant mitomycin
    Vasilios F Diakonis
    Institute of Vision and Optics, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Am J Ophthalmol 144:99-103. 2007
    ..To elucidate the distinct role of the intraoperative use of mitomycin C (MMC) on endothelial cell density after photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) in human eyes...
  71. doi request reprint Comparison of Epi-LASIK and off-flap Epi-LASIK for the treatment of low and moderate myopia
    Maria I Kalyvianaki
    Institute of Vision and Optics IVO, Crete, Greece
    Ophthalmology 115:2174-80. 2008
    ..To compare the early postoperative course and the 1-year clinical results of off-flap Epi-LASIK and Epi-LASIK for the treatment of low and moderate myopia...
  72. doi request reprint One-year results and anterior segment optical coherence tomography findings of descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty combined with phacoemulsification
    Sonia H Yoo
    Department of Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:1052-5. 2008
    ..To report 1-year results and anterior segment optical coherence tomography findings of Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty combined with phacoemulsification in patients with cataract and Fuchs endothelial dystrophy...
  73. doi request reprint Photorefractive keratectomy using solid state laser 213 nm and excimer laser 193 nm: a randomized, contralateral, comparative, experimental study
    Nikolaos S Tsiklis
    Department of Ophthalmology, Institute of Vision and Optics, University of Crete Medical School, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 49:1415-20. 2008
    ..To compare histopathologic changes after photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) for myopia using either a solid state laser (SSL) at 213 nm or an excimer laser (EL) at 193 nm in an experimental model...
  74. ncbi request reprint Management of corneal ectasia after laser in situ keratomileusis with INTACS
    Charalambos S Siganos
    Department of Ophthalmology, Vardinoyannion Eye Institute of Crete, University of Crete, Greece
    J Refract Surg 18:43-6. 2002
    ..To evaluate the safety and efficacy of intrastromal corneal ring segments (ICRS, INTACS, Keravision) for the correction of corneal ectasia after laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK)...
  75. ncbi request reprint Nine-year follow-up of a posterior chamber phakic IOL in one eye and LASIK in the fellow eye of the same patient
    Nikolaos S Tsiklis
    Institute of Vision and Optics, University of Crete Medical School, Department of Ophthalmology, 71110 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    J Refract Surg 23:935-7. 2007
    ..To compare the long-term results (9 years) of LASIK in one eye and phakic intraocular lens (implantable contact lens [ICL]) implantation in the fellow eye of the same patient...
  76. ncbi request reprint One-year results of photorefractive keratectomy and laser in situ keratomileusis for myopia using a 213 nm wavelength solid-state laser
    Nikolaos S Tsiklis
    Medical School Department of Ophthalmology, Institute of Vision and Optics, University of Crete, 71003 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    J Cataract Refract Surg 33:971-7. 2007
    ..To study the long-term results of photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) and laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) in low to moderate myopic corrections using the Pulzar Z1 system (CustomVis), a 213 nm wavelength solid-state laser...
  77. doi request reprint Clinical and imaging findings in multifocal orbital vascular lesions: a case series
    Efstathios T Detorakis
    Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Semin Ophthalmol 24:241-4. 2009
    ..This study presents a case series of 3 patients with multi-focal orbital vascular conditions emphasizing on the clinical and imaging findings which could assist in the diagnosis and treatment planning...
  78. doi request reprint Second femtosecond laser pass for incomplete laser in situ keratomileusis flaps caused by suction loss
    Takeshi Ide
    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Cataract Refract Surg 35:153-7. 2009
    ..To examine the technique of second-pass femtosecond laser to correct an incomplete flap during laser in situ keratomileusis...
  79. ncbi request reprint Management of post-LASIK corneal ectasia with Intacs inserts: one-year results
    George D Kymionis
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Arch Ophthalmol 121:322-6. 2003
    ..To prospectively study the effects of the use of Intacs microthin prescription inserts (Addition Technology Inc, Fremont, Calif) for the postoperative management of corneal ectasia resulting from laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK)...
  80. ncbi request reprint Subconjunctival gas bubble Formation during LASIK flap creation using femtosecond laser
    Takeshi Ide
    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33136, USA
    J Refract Surg 24:850-1. 2008
    ..To report a patient who developed subconjunctival gas bubble formation during creation of a LASIK corneal flap with the IntraLase femtosecond laser...
  81. doi request reprint Epithelial breakthrough during IntraLase flap creation for laser in situ keratomileusis
    Michael I Seider
    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Cataract Refract Surg 34:859-63. 2008
    ..Potential predisposing factors for epithelial breakthrough, the incidence of epithelial breakthrough, and methods for avoiding and salvaging traumatic corneal flaps are discussed...
  82. ncbi request reprint Management of keratoconus with Intacs
    Charalambos S Siganos
    Department of Ophthalmology, the Vardinoyannion Eye Institute of Crete, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Am J Ophthalmol 135:64-70. 2003
    ..To prospectively study the effects of the use of Intacs microthin prescription inserts for the management of keratoconus...
  83. ncbi request reprint Induced optical aberrations following formation of a laser in situ keratomileusis flap
    Ioannis G Pallikaris
    Department of Ophthalmology, Vardinoyannion Eye Institute of Crete, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
    J Cataract Refract Surg 28:1737-41. 2002
    ..To determine how refractive error, visual acuity, and high-order aberrations (3rd- and 4th-order) are affected by the formation of a lamellar corneal flap during laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK)...
  84. ncbi request reprint Estimating variability in placido-based topographic systems
    George A Kounis
    School of Medicine, Institute of Vision and Optics, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Optom Vis Sci 84:962-8. 2007
    ..To describe a new software tool for the detailed presentation of corneal topography measurements variability by means of color-coded maps...
  85. doi request reprint Changing indications for penetrating keratoplasty in Greece, 1982-2006: a multicenter study
    Charalambos S Siganos
    Ophthalmology Department, University of Crete, Crete, Greece
    Cornea 29:372-4. 2010
    ..To evaluate the leading indications for penetrating keratoplasty (PKP) and their trends in Greece during the period 1982 to 2006...
  86. ncbi request reprint Phakic refractive lens implantation in high myopic patients: one-year results
    Ioannis G Pallikaris
    Vardinoyannion Eye Institute of Crete, University of Crete, Medical School, Crete, Greece
    J Cataract Refract Surg 30:1190-7. 2004
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of implantation of a new posterior chamber phakic refractive lens (PRL, Ciba Vision Surgical) in highly myopic eyes...
  87. doi request reprint Femtosecond laser-assisted sutureless anterior lamellar keratoplasty
    Sonia H Yoo
    Department of Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Ophthalmology 115:1303-7, 1307.e1. 2008
    ..To report the technique and small case series results of femtosecond laser-assisted sutureless anterior lamellar keratoplasty (FALK) for anterior corneal pathology...
  88. doi request reprint Efficacy of 2 types of silicone hydrogel bandage contact lenses after photorefractive keratectomy
    Michael A Grentzelos
    Institute of Vision and Optics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Crete, Greece
    J Cataract Refract Surg 35:2103-8. 2009
    ..To compare the efficacy of 2 types of silicone hydrogel bandage contact lenses with high oxygen transmissibility after photorefractive keratectomy (PRK)...
  89. ncbi request reprint Ocular rigidity in living human eyes
    Ioannis G Pallikaris
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Crete, 71110 Heaklion, Crete, Greece
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 46:409-14. 2005
    ....
  90. ncbi request reprint Ocular rigidity in patients with age-related macular degeneration
    Ioannis G Pallikaris
    Department of Ophthalmology, Institute of Vision and Optics, University of Crete, Crete, Greece
    Am J Ophthalmol 141:611-5. 2006
    ..To compare the ocular rigidity in vivo measurements of patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and control subjects...
  91. doi request reprint Descemet-stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty: effect of anterior lamellar corneal tissue-on/-off storage condition on Descemet-stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty donor tissue
    Takeshi Ide
    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Cornea 27:754-7. 2008
    ..To compare the effect of storing Descemet-stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK) tissue with anterior lamellar corneal tissue (ALCT)-on versus -off...
  92. ncbi request reprint Double Descemet's membranes after penetrating keratoplasty with anterior segment optical coherence tomography
    Takeshi Ide
    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 39:422-5. 2008
    ..This case report demonstrates that anterior segment optical coherence tomography is a useful and noninvasive instrument for diagnosing and following complications from penetrating keratoplasty...
  93. doi request reprint Complications of LASIK flaps made by the IntraLase 15- and 30-kHz femtosecond lasers
    Payman Haft
    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Refract Surg 25:979-84. 2009
    ..To describe complications associated with femtosecond laser-assisted flap creation in LASIK surgery. The management and visual outcomes of femtosecond laser complications related to flap creation in LASIK patients are also described...
  94. ncbi request reprint Mitomycin C in highly myopic eyes
    George D Kymionis
    Ophthalmology 113:357; author reply 357-8. 2006
  95. doi request reprint Corneal edema after Intacs implantation with the femtosecond laser
    Avnish A Deobhakta
    J Cataract Refract Surg 34:174. 2008
  96. ncbi request reprint Late bilateral keratectasia after LASIK in a low myopia patient
    George D Kymionis
    J Refract Surg 22:429-30; author reply 430. 2006
  97. doi request reprint One-year results of intrastromal corneal ring segment implantation (KeraRing) using femtosecond laser in patients with keratoconus
    Efekan Coskunseven
    Dunya Eye Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Am J Ophthalmol 145:775-9. 2008
    ..To report the results of intrastromal corneal ring segment [ICRS] (KeraRing; Mediphacos, Belo Horizonte, Brazil) implantation using a femtosecond laser (IntraLase Corp, Irvine, California, USA) in keratoconic patients...
  98. ncbi request reprint Combined Intacs and posterior chamber toric implantable Collamer lens implantation for keratoconic patients with extreme myopia
    Efekan Coskunseven
    Dunya Eye Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Am J Ophthalmol 144:387-389. 2007
    ....
  99. ncbi request reprint Induced videokeratography alterations in patients with excessive meibomian secretions
    Marinos M Markomanolakis
    Vardinoyannion Eye Institute of Crete, Crete, Greece
    Cornea 24:16-9. 2005
    ..To describe lipid-induced specific videokeratographic (VKG) corneal changes and subsequent resolution after eyelid washing...
  100. doi request reprint Descemet-stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK): effect of nontoxic gentian violet marking pen on DSAEK donor tissue viability by using vital dye assay
    Takeshi Ide
    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Cornea 27:562-4. 2008
    ..To qualitatively assess the endothelial damage on Descemet-stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK) donor tissue resulting from a gentian violet marking pen...
  101. ncbi request reprint Oral valacyclovir in the treatment of acute retinal necrosis syndrome
    Ioannis M Aslanides
    Department of Ophthalmology, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Retina 22:352-4. 2002