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Revista Cubana de Medicina Militar

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Abstract

ESCALONA TAMAYO, Manuela de Jesús et al. Myopia correction by LASIK surgery. Rev Cub Med Mil [online]. 2014, vol.43, n.1, pp.33-41. ISSN 0138-6557.

Objective: identify refractive results and complications following myopia correction by LASIK. Methods: 241 eyes which had been operated on by LASIK were divided into 4 groups based on the degree of myopia and astigmatism. Patients underwent a complete preoperative ophthalmological study before they were operated on. After surgery, myopic and astigmatic patients were evaluated for visual acuity, as well as intraoperative and postoperative complications during the first month and in a three-month follow-up period. Results: previous corrected visual acuity was preserved and no serious or irreversible complications were detected. Conclusions: LASIK is a safe myopia correction technique useful to improve spontaneous visual acuity and reduce optical correction.

Keywords : myopia; surgery; LASIK.

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