Visual and refractive outcomes of small incision lenticule extraction for the correction of myopia: 1-year follow-up.
Bottom Line: Preoperatively, 1 week, and 1, 3, 6 and 12 months postoperatively, we assessed the safety, efficacy, predictability, stability, corneal endothelial cell loss and the adverse events of the surgery.The endothelial cell density was not significantly changed from 2804±267 cells/mm(2) preoperatively to 2743±308 cells/mm(2) 1 year postoperatively (p=0.12).No vision-threatening complications occurred during the observation period.
Affiliation: Department of Ophthalmology, University of Kitasato School of Medicine, Kanagawa, Japan.Show MeSH
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Mentions: A scatter plot of the attempted versus the achieved manifest spherical equivalent correction at 1 year postoperatively is shown in figure 3. The percentages of eyes within different dioptre ranges of the attempted correction and refractive astigmatism are shown in figures 4 and 5, respectively. One week, and 1, 3, 6 and 12 months after surgery, 94%, 98%, 96%, 96% and 100% of eyes, and 98%, 100%, 100%, 100% and 100% of eyes were within±0.5, and ±1.0 D of the attempted spherical equivalent correction, respectively.
Affiliation: Department of Ophthalmology, University of Kitasato School of Medicine, Kanagawa, Japan.