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PRK

GOST 7.67 Latin three-letter geocode for North Korea. The code is used for transactions to and from North Korean bank accounts and for international shipping to North Korea. As with all GOST 7.67 codes, it is used primarily in Cyrillic alphabets.
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Superficial keratectomy as a single surgical procedure is done, when the lesion affects only 50% of stromal depth.
One year results of photorefractive keratectomy and laser in situ keratomileusis for myopia using a 213nm wavelength solid-state laser.
2010) observed corneal analgesia 11 hours after lamellar keratectomy in rabbits treated with topical morphine, pointing out that opioid receptors may be synthesized in inflamed corneal tissue of this species.
Excimer laser keratectomy for the correction of astigmatism.
Waring was a principal investigator in the clinical trials for intracorneal rings, and has been instrumental in the development and study of bilateral photorefractive keratectomy and LASIK for refractive correction.
The instrument has been found safe and effective for photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) correction of myopia (nearsightedness) ranging from -0.
They have been approved for phototherapeutic keratectomy (PTK), which is used to treat diseased, scarred corneas.
The new procedure is called Photo Refractive Keratectomy (PRK), and Dr.
The related literature encompasses studies that investigated the effects of different lens materials on photorefractive keratectomy (PRK), laser-assisted sub epithelial keratomileusis (LASEK) and other cornea epithelial problems.
Surgical resection along with superficial keratectomy was performed in all calves except one with additional bilateral congenital micropthalmia.
INTRODUCTION: PRK stands for Photo Refractive Keratectomy.