- Noninvasive diagnosis of epithelial downgrowth after penetrating keratoplasty using immunohistochemical analysis of resected corneal buttons
Parag A Majmudar
Department of Ophthalmology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
Cornea 25:727-33. 2006
..To describe a noninvasive technique that can be used to support a clinically suspected diagnosis of epithelial downgrowth in patients who have previously undergone penetrating keratoplasty (PK)...
- Flap suturing with proparacaine for recurrent epithelial ingrowth following laser in situ keratomileusis surgery
Holly M Spanggord
Cornea Service, Department of Ophthalmology, Rush University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
J Cataract Refract Surg 31:916-21. 2005
..To evaluate the safety and efficacy of flap suturing with proparacaine application for the management of recurrent epithelial ingrowth following laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK)...
- Reduced application time for prophylactic mitomycin C in photorefractive keratectomy
Vanee V Virasch
Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Ophthalmology 117:885-9. 2010
..To determine whether the duration of mitomycin C (MMC) 0.02% application affects visual outcome or the incidence of subepithelial haze in patients undergoing photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) with prophylactic administration of MMC...
- Transepithelial phototherapeutic keratectomy/photorefractive keratectomy with adjunctive mitomycin-C for complicated LASIK flaps
Laura T Muller
Cornea Service, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
J Cataract Refract Surg 31:291-6. 2005
- Effect of mitomycin C on the corneal endothelium when used for corneal subepithelial haze prophylaxis following photorefractive keratectomy
Dennis H Goldsberry
Cornea Service, Department of Ophthalmology, Rush University Medical Center, USA
J Refract Surg 23:724-7. 2007
..To evaluate the potential effect of topical mitomycin C (MMC) on the corneal endothelium of myopic patients undergoing photorefractive keratectomy (PRK)...
- How and when to use mitomycin-C in refractive surgery
Gaston O Lacayo
Department of Ophthalmology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Curr Opin Ophthalmol 16:256-9. 2005
..From glaucoma surgery to the management of various corneal disorders, mitomycin-C seems to be a viable tool in the management of scar and haze formation...
- Prophylactic use of mitomycin-C in the management of a buttonholed LASIK flap
Howard A Lane
Cornea Service, Department of Ophthalmology, Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois, USA
J Cataract Refract Surg 29:390-2. 2003
..Twelve months later, the patient had PRK with adjunctive MMC 0.02% application in the eye. At the 1-year examination, the uncorrected visual acuity was 20/20 and the cornea was clear with no evidence of scarring or haze...
- Alternative approach to the treatment of subepithelial fibrosis following radial keratotomy
Randy J Epstein
Arch Ophthalmol 124:288. 2006