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16 February 2023 : Clinical Research  

Comparison of Vision Correction and Corneal Thickness at 180-Day Follow-Up After Femtosecond Laser-Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis (FS-LASIK), Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK), and Small Incision Lenticule Extraction (SMILE): A Study from a Single Center in Poland of 120 Patients with Myopia

Dominika Janiszewska-Bil123ABCEF*, Barbara Czarnota-Nowakowska4BCF, Beniamin Oskar Grabarek5CDE, Dariusz Dobrowolski167DF, Edward Wylęgała ORCID logo8F, Anita Lyssek-Boroń129A

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.939099

Med Sci Monit 2023; 29:e939099

Table 4 Changes in UDVA, CDVA, and EI in patients undergoing SMILE during 180 days of follow-up after surgery.

Myopia0 day1 day7 days60 days180 daysp-value ANOVA test
GeneralUDVA0.17±0.050.92±0.140.97±0.101.02±0.121.04±0.13
Mild0.21±0.100.93±0.110.99±0.151.00±0.121.19±0.11
Severe0.14±0.120.90±0.160.97±0.151.00±0.191.09±.014
GeneralCDVA0.97±0.090.95±0.100.99±0.041.04±0.091.07±0.10>0.05
Mild0.99x±0.130.99±0.121.01±0.181.04±0.071.10±0.16>0.05
Severe0.94±0.170.95±0.120/99±0.111.02±0.011.10±0.11>0.05
GeneralEI0.941.001.051.07>0.05
Mild0.941.001.031.05
Severe0.961.031.061.16
General% eyes of UDVA ≥1.065.3383.7088.8090.80>0.05
Mild66.6783.9989.2392.12
Severe65.0183.1987.1291.09
Data are presented as mean±standard deviation; SMILE – refractive lenticule extraction small incision lenticule extraction; UDVA – uncorrected distance visual acuity; CDVA – corrected distance visual acuity; EI – effectiveness index.

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