Phototherapeutic keratectomy versus diamond burr polishing of Bowman's membrane in the treatment of recurrent corneal erosions associated with anterior basement membrane dystrophy


Sridhar M., Rapuano C., Cosar C. B. , Cohen E., Laibson P.

OPHTHALMOLOGY, vol.109, no.4, pp.674-679, 2002 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 109 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0161-6420(01)01027-2
  • Title of Journal : OPHTHALMOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.674-679

Abstract

Purpose: To compare the efficacy of phototherapeutic keratectomy (PTK) to epithelial debridement and polishing of Bowman's membrane using a diamond burr (DB) in the treatment of recurrent corneal erosions associated with anterior basement membrane (ABM) dystrophy.