Phototherapeutic Keratectomy (PTK) With Mitomycin in Adenoviral Opacities
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00492245
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified July 2008 by Federal University of São Paulo. Recruitment status was: Active, not recruiting
The present study was designed to evaluate the treatment of adenoviral corneal opacities with PTK and mitomycin C.
Condition or disease
Procedure: PTK with mitomycin in Adenoviral Opacities
Epidemic keratoconjunctivitis is a very common disease, some patients developed a complication after the infection wich is corneal infiltration. Topical treatment sometimes helps to avoid loss of visual acuity. Therefore recurrence of the opacities after topical drops is observed. When corneal fibrosis occur is difficult to achieve visual rehabilitation with topical approach. This study evaluate pre and postoperative data of patients with subepithelial fibrosis caused by adenoviral infiltrates submitted to phototherapeutic keratectomy (PTK) using mitomycin C.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 80 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
visual acuity worse than 20/40, caused by central subepithelial fibrosis
pregnancy, age less than 18 years-old or more than 80 years-old.
diabetes, autoimmune diseases, corneal thickness less tha 400 micron.