Intracorneal lesions produced with focused ultrasound.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Focused ultrasound concentrates a large amount of ultrasonic energy into a small focal zone. We have used new techniques to develop a transducer that creates intracorneal, thermally induced lesions in rabbit eyes in vitro. Histologic study shows that these lesions are confined to the stroma and that the procedure causes no structural damage to the corneal epithelium or endothelium or other ocular structures. The potential uses of this device in corneal research and therapy are discussed.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Mark, DB; Beuerman, R

Published Date

  • 1982

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 2 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 323 - 326

PubMed ID

  • 7166050

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0271-3683

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3109/02713688209000777


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England