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Table 3 Post-TPRK logMAR of uncorrected distance visual acuity (UDVA)

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

Time of follow-up UDVA (logMAR)
Mean ± SD (Range)
Pre-TPRK 0.62 ± 0.16 (0.3 to 1.0)
1st month post-TPRK 0.15 ± 0.08 (0.25 to − 0.10)
3rd month post TPRK 0.10 ± 0.10 (0.2 to − 0.1)
6th month post TPRK 0.10 ± 0.07 (0.18 to − 0.10)
12th month post TPRK 0.10 ± 0.06 (0.17 to − 0.10)
P-value  < 0.0001*
  1. TPRK transepithelial photorefractive keratectomy; SD standard deviation; UDVA uncorrected distance visual acuity
  2. *Statistically significant