Kyung Sun Na
Catholic University of Korea
OphthalmologyOptometryInternal medicineSurgeryPathologyRetrospective cohort studyDioptreCataract surgeryCorneaMeibomian glandVisual acuityAstigmatismLASIKEyelidMeibomian gland dysfunctionSignificant differenceDescemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplastyGraft failureDescemet membraneOcular surfaceIncidence (epidemiology)Medicine
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#1Jeewon MokH-Index: 10
#2Ha-rim So (Catholic University of Korea)H-Index: 1
Last. Choun-Ki JooH-Index: 9
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Purpose To determine whether the cornea remodeling-related genes aldehyde dehydrogenase 3A1 (ALDH3A1), lysyl oxidase (LOX), and secreted protein acidic and rich in cysteine (SPARC) were potential susceptibility candidate genes for keratoconus in Korean patients, we investigated the associations of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in these three genes in Korean patients with keratoconus. Methods Genomic DNA was extracted from blood samples of unrelated patients with keratoconus and healthy ...
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#1Gabriella M. Fernandes-Cunha (Stanford University)H-Index: 10
#2Karen Mei Chen (Stanford University)H-Index: 1
Last. David Myung (Stanford University)H-Index: 19
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Visually significant corneal injuries and subsequent scarring collectively represent a major global human health challenge, affecting millions of people worldwide. Unfortunately, less than 2% of patients who could benefit from a sight-restoring corneal transplant have access to cadaveric donor corneal tissue. Thus, there is a critical need for new ways to repair corneal defects that drive proper epithelialization and stromal remodeling of the wounded area without the need for cadeveric donor cor...
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