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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-Bil 123ABCEF* , Barbara Czarnota-Nowakowska 4BCF , Beniamin Oskar Grabarek 5CDE , Dariusz Dobrowolski 167DF , Edward Wylęgała 8F , Anita Lyssek-Boroń 129A

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.939099

Med Sci Monit 2023; 29:e939099

Table 7 Changes in corneal epithelial thickness in the first 180 days after laser vision correction surgery in patients after FS-LASIK.

MyopiaPlace of corneal0 day1 day7 days60 days180 daysp-value ANOVA test
GeneralCentrum (μm)53.23±5.0153.52±5.5054.13±5.4153.43±4.7053.50±4.71>0.05
GeneralItem 12 (μm)52.18±3.9952.17±2.9852.22±4.6552.45±3.4552.34±3.34>0.05
GeneralItem 6 (μm)51.99±4.3452.01±4.9452.03±4.1152.12±4.8152.10±3.33>0.05
GeneralItem 3 (μm)51.45±4.9951.47±3.9851.49±3.5551.55±3.7651.69±3.91>0.05
GeneralItem 9 (μm)52.70±4.1952.77±4.0952.78±3.9952.99±4.3252.72±44.87>0.05
Data are presented as mean±standard deviation; FS-LASIK – Femtosecond-assisted laser in-situ keratomileusis.

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