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A method for reprofiling or otherwise smoothing and enhancing the anterior or stromal cornea by scraping. The method is useful as a primary technique for reprofiling the stromal portion of the cornea following a lamellar keratectomy or as a secondary technique for use in combination with other corneal refractive procedure to dislocate debris and smooth and enhance a worked area of the cornea.

Title
Method and apparatus for reprofiling or smoothing the anterior or stromal cornea by scraping
Application Number
450672
Publication Number
5591185
Application Date
November 28, 1994
Publication Date
January 7, 1997
Inventor
David R Gibson
Lake Forest
CA, US
Michael Nadalsky
Redondo Beach
CA, US
Robert E Nordquist
Oklahoma City
OK, US
Lauren G Kilmer
Tulsa
OK, US
Agent
Head Johnson & Kachigian
Assignee
Corneal Contouring Development L L C
OK, US
IPC
A61F 9/00
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