FDA multicenter trial confirms CK safety, efficacy for hyperopia

February 15, 2004

Anaheim, CA-Conductive keratoplasty (CK), a thermokeratoplasty technique used to reshape the cornea, appears to be a safe and effective approach for treating low to moderate hyperopia with little or no induced astigmatism, according to Marguerite B. McDonald, MD, medical monitor of the FDA multicenter trial.