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Table 2 Post-TPRK cycloplegic refraction outcomes SE in diopters

From: SmartSurfACE transepithelial photorefractive keratectomy with mitomycin C enhancement after small incision lenticule extraction

Time of follow-up Cycloplegic refraction (SE)
Mean ± SD (Range)
Pre-TPRK  − 1.42 ± 0.52 (− 0.75 to − 2.50)
1st month post-TPRK 0.35 ± 0.18 (0.50 to − 0.50)
3rd month post-TPRK 0.25 ± 0.27 (0.50 to − 0.25)
6th month post-TPRK 0.23 ± 0.12 (0.25 to − 0.25)
12th month post-TPRK 0.22 ± 0.11 (0.25 to 0.00)
P-value  < 0.0001*
  1. TPRK transepithelial photorefractive keratectomy; SD standard deviation; SE spherical equivalent
  2. *Statistically significant