Journal of Refractive Surgery

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RETRACTED: Effect of Lowering Laser Energy on the Surface Roughness of Human Corneal Lenticules in SMILE

Yong Woo Ji, MD; Minseo Kim; David Sung Yong Kang, MD; Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA(Cantab), FRCSC; Timothy J. Archer, PhD; Jin Young Choi, MD; Eung Kweon Kim, MD, PhD; Hyung Keun Lee, MD, PhD; Kyoung Yul Seo, MD, PhD; Tae-im Kim, MD, PhD

Abstract

This article has been retracted at the request of the author.

Retraction: “Effect of Lowering Laser Energy on the Surface Roughness of Human Corneal Lenticules in SMILE”
This article has been retracted at the request of the author.
I would like to formally request that the article entitled, “Effect of Lowering Laser Energy on the Surface Roughness of Human Corneal Lenticules in SMILE” (volume 33, number 9, pp. 617-624; doi: 10.3928/1081597X-20170620-02) be retracted.
This article is being retracted due to an institutional review board non-compliance issue.
Tae-im Kim, MD, PhD
doi:10.3928/1081597X-20200117-01

Abstract

This article has been retracted at the request of the author.

Retraction: “Effect of Lowering Laser Energy on the Surface Roughness of Human Corneal Lenticules in SMILE”
This article has been retracted at the request of the author.
I would like to formally request that the article entitled, “Effect of Lowering Laser Energy on the Surface Roughness of Human Corneal Lenticules in SMILE” (volume 33, number 9, pp. 617-624; doi: 10.3928/1081597X-20170620-02) be retracted.
This article is being retracted due to an institutional review board non-compliance issue.
Tae-im Kim, MD, PhD
doi:10.3928/1081597X-20200117-01

This article has been retracted at the request of the author.

Retraction: “Effect of Lowering Laser Energy on the Surface Roughness of Human Corneal Lenticules in SMILE”
This article has been retracted at the request of the author.
I would like to formally request that the article entitled, “Effect of Lowering Laser Energy on the Surface Roughness of Human Corneal Lenticules in SMILE” (volume 33, number 9, pp. 617-624; doi: 10.3928/1081597X-20170620-02) be retracted.
This article is being retracted due to an institutional review board non-compliance issue.
Tae-im Kim, MD, PhD
doi:10.3928/1081597X-20200117-01

Authors

From the Institute of Vision Research (YWJ, EKK, HKL, KYS, TK) and Corneal Dystrophy Research Institute (YWJ, EKK, HKL, KYS, TK), Department of Ophthalmology, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea; Hankuk Academy of Foreign Studies, Yongin, South Korea (MK); Eyereum Eye Clinic, Seoul, South Korea (DSYK, JYC); London Vision Clinic, London, United Kingdom (DZR, TJA); the Department of Ophthalmology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York (DZR); Centre Hospitalier National d'Ophtalmologie, Paris, France (DZR); and Biomedical Science Research Institute, University of Ulster, Coleraine, Northern Ireland (DZR, TJA).

Dr. Reinstein is a consultant for Carl Zeiss Meditec (Carl Zeiss Meditec AG, Jena, Germany) and has a proprietary interest in the Artemis technology (ArcScan, Inc., Golden, Colorado) through patents administered by the Center for Technology Licensing at Cornell University (CTL), Ithaca, New York. The remaining authors have no proprietary or financial interest in the materials presented herein.

Supported by Basic Science Research Program through the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) funded by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (NRF-2016R1A2B4009626).

AUTHOR CONTRIBUTIONS

Study concept and design (YWJ, DSYK, KYS, TK); data collection (YWJ, DSYK, JYC, HKL); analysis and interpretation of data (YWJ, MK, DZR, TJA, EKK, TK); writing the manuscript (YWJ, DZR, TJA, TK); critical revision of the manuscript (YWJ, MK, DSYK, JYC, EKK, HKL, KYS, TK); administrative, technical, or material support (MK, TK); supervision (DSYK, HKL, TK)

Correspondence: Tae-im Kim, MD, PhD, Department of Ophthalmology, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 50-1 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul 03722, Korea. E-mail: tikim@yuhs.ac

Received: March 11, 2017
Accepted: May 26, 2017

10.3928/1081597X-20170620-02

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