PURPOSE: To report two cases of herpes simplex keratitis following excimer laser application. METHODS: Two immunocompetent patients with no history of ocular viral infection developed ulcers after LASIK and phototherapeutic keratectomy (PTK), respectively. RESULTS: Antiviral treatment was administered, and the lesions healed within 14 days. CONCLUSIONS: These two cases suggest that herpes simplex virus was associated with the use of the excimer laser.
|頁（從 - 到）||509-511|
|期刊||Journal of Refractive Surgery|
|出版狀態||已發佈 - 五月 1 2006|
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