Mitomycin-C 0.02% application for 12 seconds after PRK effective in preventinghaze

May 4, 2004

Mitomycin-C 0.02% applied after PRK for only 12 seconds appears to besafe and effective in preventing corneal haze in high-risk cases of ablationsgreater than 70 microns, reported Shawn R. Klein, MD, during the AmericanSociety of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) annual meeting.