epithelial debridement


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epithelial debridement

The removal of the entire epithelial lining or attachment epithelium from a periodontal pocket.
See also: debridement
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compared 2 techniques of CXL using an epithelial debridement or intrastromal pocket technique after previous corneal ring segment implantation in eyes with keratoconus.
Venkateswaran, "Corneal crosslinking and visual rehabilitation in keratoconus in one session without epithelial debridement: new technique," Cornea, vol.
Provided that sufficient effect is obtained, transepithelial CXL is highly desirable from both the patient's and the ophthalmologist's perspective because ideally this approach avoids the pain, risk of infection, transient visual impairment, and all other consequences and potential complications of epithelial debridement [5].

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