Double Excimer Laser in situ keratomileusis-cutting, after correction of high myopia after scleral reinforcement efficacy_2247

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Double Excimer Laser in situ keratomileusis-cutting, after correction of high myopia after scleral reinforcement efficacy_2247

Double Excimer Laser in situ keratomileusis-cutting, after

    correction of high myopia after scleral reinforcement efficacy

     Author: Bacillus, Fang Xue-Jun, Mo-Jun Bai, Feng

    Yuning, PANG Dong-Bo

     Abstract Objective: To evaluate excimer laser in situ

    keratomileusis-sided, after correction of high myopia after scleral reinforcement effectiveness. Methods: 18 cases (36 eyes) with posterior scleral reinforcement surgery in patients with high myopia, refractive stability than 1a, line both

    sides excimer laser in situ keratomileusis, to observe the postoperative visual acuity, refraction changes. Results: 17 patients with uncorrected visual acuity (uncorrected visual acuity, UCVA) meet or exceed the preoperative best corrected

    visual acuity (best corrected visual acuity, BCVA), 1 postoperative uncorrected visual acuity compared with preoperative best corrected visual acuity decreased by 1 line. Diopter of myopia from -11.58 ? 1.57 D preoperatively to

    reduce postoperative 3mo pm -0.51 ? 0.96 D. Conclusion: The

    excimer laser in situ keratomileusis double-cutting operation,

    after correction of high myopia after scleral reinforcement predictability, effectiveness and stability.

     Key words excimer laser in situ keratomileusis

     0 Introduction

     Excimer laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) is widely used in clinical practice varying degrees of myopia, and have achieved a good therapeutic effect. However, some patients with partial thin central corneal thickness and / or high

    myopia and high myopia and its poor stability factor [1], so we take first posterior scleral reinforcement surgery, refractive stability of 1a-line for more than two-sided type

    (both side) LASIK corrective surgery (BSL). Now 18 cases of 36 patients reported clinical efficacy is as follows.

     An object and method

     1.1 Object 2004-05/2005-02 excimer center in our hospital

    and seek treatment for patients with high myopia, in my hospital or outside the hospital has been in posterior scleral reinforcement 1a above, refractive stability and 1a, a total of 18 cases (36), in which men 7 (14), female 11 (22), age 19 to 42 (mean 25.4 ? 5.3) years old, line BSL surgery. In

    patients with preoperative routine for distance and near vision, computer optometry, optometry dilation, comprehensive Refractometer optometry, corneal refractive power, intraocular pressure, slit-lamp, corneal thickness, axial length, indirect ophthalmoscopy fundus check, corneal topography examination. Best corrected visual acuity (BCVA) ? 0.6. Preoperative

    refraction was -8.25 ~ -14.25 (mean -11.58 ? 1.57) D:

    astigmatism of -0.50 ~ -3.50 (mean -1.58 ? 0.64) D, central

    corneal thickness of 490 ~ 559 (mean 511.59 ? 15.16) μm.

    Axial length 25.47 ~ 30.25 (average 27.96 ? 0.92) mm.

     1.2 Methods of preoperative refraction and corneal thickness according to the patients the amount of cutting to two-step distribution, in order to protect the corneal stromal bed thickness greater than 250μm, corneal stromal bed greater

    than the optical zone cutting 5mm, trimming more than 7.5mm for the first design principle. First, for the treatment of central corneal thickness to allow volume (including astigmatism), that "central corneal thickness - flap thickness

    (130μm)-250μm" remaining after cutting thickness can provide

    the amount of stroma in situ cutting; followed by the amount of the remaining treatment (purely spherical) and the design on the back flap in the corneal stroma cutting. Conventional LASIK surgery preoperative preparation. Topical anesthesia,

    open eyelid. In the cornea with gentian violet marker leather line optical center anchor, the use of Japanese Nidek company MK2 000 flat push-type automatic corneal lamellar knife, 130μ

    m Cutter, 8.5 suction ring, doing the pedicle at 12:00 the

    vertical direction of corneal flap. Flip flap attached to the leather flap on the self-supporting device on the center-

    marked point scanning center, application Japan, Nidek company EC5 000 excimer laser system in order to double-cross

    fractured band of light to determine the level of the face of corneal flap of corneal flap substrate surface a first step, laser cutting, the pupil optical center targeting centers to the second step of matrix-bed laser cutting, washing reset

    under the corneal flap with conventional LASIK surgery,

    postoperative treatment with conventional LASIK surgery.

     2 Results

     2.1 In general began to appear after 1h tears and mild foreign body sensation, are in the 8 ~ 10h disappear, postoperative corneal flap 1d slit-lamp examination, see

    clear, and flap edge of epithelial cells have been healed, the corneal flap a good reset.

     2.2 Preoperative UCVA mean visual acuity 0.13 ? 0.03,

    after 1,15 d; 1,3 mo mean, respectively: 0.71 ? 0.20,0.88 ?

    0.17,0.95 ? 0.15,0.97 ? 0.13. 34 Yan met or exceeded the

    preoperative best corrected vision, 2 visual acuity compared with preoperative best corrected visual acuity decreased by 1 line, mainly due to undercorrection actions, has yet to decreased vision 2 monk.

     2.3 diopter diopter of myopia from -11.58 ? 1.57D

    preoperatively after 3mo when reduced to -0.51 ? 0.96D. 15d

    after surgery when the refraction was 0.33 ? 0.65D, 1mo when

    the refraction was -0.10 ? 0.77D, 3mo when the refraction was -0.51 ? 0.96D, astigmatism 15d after surgery for -0.21 ?

    0.99D, 1mo when astigmatism of -0.53 ? 0.77D, 3mo, when

    astigmatism of -0.67 ? 0.64D. Reposted elsewhere in the paper for free download http://

     3 Discussion

     A high degree of myopia is a form of axial length growth of choroid and retina of eye injury organizations visual disturbance caused by eye disease. Its cause of blindness was not due to a high degree of refraction, but the fundus lesions. Therefore, how to prevent the growth of axial length in order to prevent and mitigate high myopia due to axial

    extension of the fundus caused by disease, to protect the patient's vision, the key to the treatment of high myopia.

    Posterior scleral reinforcement through the application of reinforcement material close to the posterior pole of the

    sclera thinner walls, so that the area sclera wall thickening, an increase of sclera toughness, changing the mechanical characteristics [1], to prevent or mitigate the conduct of the sclera organization expansion, thinning and the resulting traction on the posterior pole retinal traction caused by progressive damage. The formation of thicker posterior scleral reinforcement surgery "new sclera," an increase in angiogenesis and improve the choroid, retinal blood circulation, improve the nutritional status of the posterior

    pole to improve the patient's visual function [3]. So the first consideration in patients with high myopia is to protect the visual function, and then consider the refraction correction. On the other hand, a high degree of myopia is a special kind of people, their own refraction in progress. In this group of 18 selected cases of high myopia is to implement a stable refraction after posterior scleral reinforcement 1a above, re-refractive surgery, the basic control of the excimer preoperative refractive instability.

     LASIK treatment, a high degree of myopia of the efficacy and safety has been confirmed that the surgery because of corneal epithelium and the former retains the integrity of the elastic layer, more in line with physiological anatomy of the

    cornea. With a painless, quick recovery and postoperative visual acuity, refractive regression less and so on. However, some bias in patients with thin corneas and / or the