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Alterations of corneal extracellular matrix after multiple refractive procedures: a clinical and immunohistochemical study.

Authors
  • Maguen, E
  • Alba, S A
  • Burgeson, R E
  • Butkowski, R J
  • Michael, A F
  • Kenney, M C
  • Nesburn, A B
  • Ljubimov, A V
Type
Published Article
Journal
Cornea
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Nov 01, 1997
Volume
16
Issue
6
Pages
675–682
Identifiers
PMID: 9395878
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Five years after surgery, the treated cornea still presented BM abnormalities at sites of keratotomy scars and epithelial plugs. Several ECM components were abnormally expressed outside the scarred areas, consistent with an ongoing fibrosis in the treated cornea.

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