University of Iowa Health Care

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Photorefractive keratectomy (PRK)

Contributors:  Jesse Vislisel MD, Kenneth M. Goins MD

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This patient underwent photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) for myopia.  Mitomycin C was placed after the excimer laser ablation to reduce the risk of corneal haze formation.  Punctal plugs were placed at the time of surgery due to history of dry eye syndrome.

last updated: 11/10/2015
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