Study on the Effect of Mitomycin C 0.02% on the Corneal Endothelial After Photorefractive Keratectomy in Moderate Myopia
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00999973
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified October 2009 by Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences. Recruitment status was: Recruiting
In this study 126 eyes in 63 patients with moderate bilateral myopia and astigmatism between -3 and -5 (SE difference between two eyes should not be more than 0.75 and the residual corneal thickness>350 μ ) were entered in the study. One eye went randomly under PRK with mitomycin C 0.02% in 15 min and then the other eye went under the operation without MMC. UCVA,BCVA, refractory error after the operation and the number of endothelial cells before and after the surgery would be compared in 6 months.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
19 Years to 60 Years (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
19 < age < 60
Refractory error stabled for at least one year
No corneal pathology
-3 < bilateral myopia and astigmatism < -5 with no difference more than 0.75 between 2 eyes