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Posterior corneal topographic changes after partial flap during laser in situ keratomileusis
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  • Published on:
    Partial flaps during LASIK: Reply to Dr Perera
    • Namrata Sharma, Ophthalmologist
    • Other Contributors:
      • Alka Rani, R Balasubramanya, R B Vajpayee, R M Pandey

    Dear Editor

    We thank Dr Perera [1] for his interest in our article.[2] We do agree with him that the results of partial flaps without ablation and good flaps with ablation are not comparable, which in fact was not the aim of the study.

    The primary aim of the study was to evaluate the changes in the posterior corneal elevation after the partial flaps. We, in this article, attempted to evaluate the changes i...

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    None declared.
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    Partial flaps during LASIK

    Dear Editor

    I read this article with interest.[1] Here, the authors suggest that the evaluation of the posterior corneal surface topographic changes after partial flaps without ablation may help us to know the contribution of the flap to the corneal elasticity and the increase in posterior corneal elevation following LASIK. However, I would like to point out that there are some very important differences between a...

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