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dc.contributor.authorNur Zahira Yusoffen
dc.contributor.authorYam, Gary Hin-Faien
dc.contributor.authorMehta, Jodhbir Singhen
dc.contributor.authorBandeira, Franciscoen
dc.identifier.citationBandeira, F., Nur Zahira Yusoff., Yam, G. H.-F., & Mehta, J. (2019). Corneal re-innervation following refractive surgery treatments. Neural Regeneration Research, 14(4), 557-. doi:10.4103/1673-5374.247421en
dc.description.abstractLaser refractive surgery is one of the most performed surgical procedures in the world. Although regarded safe and efficient, it has side effects. All of the laser based refractive surgical procedures invoke corneal nerve injury to some degree. The impact of this denervation can range from mild discomfort to neurotrophic corneas. Currently, three techniques are widely used for laser vision correction: small incision lenticule extraction, laser-assisted keratomileusis in situ and photorefractive keratotomy. Each of these techniques affects corneal innervation differently and has a different pattern of nerve regeneration. The purpose of this review is to summarize the different underlying mechanisms for corneal nerve injury and compare the different patterns of corneal reinnervation.en
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dc.relation.ispartofseriesNeural Regeneration Researchen
dc.rights© 2019 Neural Regeneration Research. This is an open access journal, and articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License, which allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon the work non-commercially, as long as appropriate credit is given and the new creations are licensed under the identical termsen
dc.subjectPhotorefractive Keratotomyen
dc.subjectSmall Incision Manual Lenticule Extractionen
dc.titleCorneal re-innervation following refractive surgery treatmentsen
dc.typeJournal Articleen
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Materials Science & Engineeringen
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