Corneal refractive surgery in children still in beginning stages

Lindstrom, Richard L.
July 2009
Ocular Surgery News;7/10/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 13, p3
Academic Journal
The author expresses his belief that corneal refractive surgery in children is still in its infancy. He notes that corneal refractive surgery for anisometropic child with secondary amblyopia is in the same stage of development as intraocular lens (IOL) implants in children during the early 1980s. He asserts that corneal refractive surgery in a child is best performed inside a carefully planned clinical trial along with institutional review board approval.


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