23 June 1994 Corneal wound healing after 193-nm excimer laser radiation: a preliminary report
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Proceedings Volume 2126, Ophthalmic Technologies IV; (1994) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.178560
Event: OE/LASE '94, 1994, Los Angeles, CA, United States
In order to investigate the effects of 193-nm excimer laser radiation on corneal wound healing five bovine corneas were treated with subablative and ablative 193-nm excimer laser radiation, by simple light exposure and mechanical ablation of the corneal tissue or not treated. The corneas were metabolically labelled with a [35S]-labeling reagent. The proteoglycans were then extracted and radioactivity was measured with a liquid scintillation spectrometer. Corneas after ablative 193-nm excimer laser radiation and after mechanical ablation had less radioactivity incorporated but had also less corneal tissue.
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Werner Foerster, Werner Foerster, Jens Melching, Jens Melching, Roswithe Heyd, Roswithe Heyd, Ulrich Atzler, Ulrich Atzler, Petra Dangel, Petra Dangel, Martin Schuerenberg, Martin Schuerenberg, Hans Kresse, Hans Kresse, Holger Busse, Holger Busse, "Corneal wound healing after 193-nm excimer laser radiation: a preliminary report", Proc. SPIE 2126, Ophthalmic Technologies IV, (23 June 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.178560; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.178560

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