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Michael  Smolek , Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

LSU Eye Center
2020 Gravier St. Suite B
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone (office): (504) 568-2387
Fax: (504) 568-2385

Selected Publications

Smolek MK, Klyce SD: Absolute color scale for improved diagnostics in corneal wavefront error mapping. Ophthalmology. 2007;113(11):2022-30. PM:17980743 

Salib, GM, McDonald MB, Smolek M. Safety and efficacy of cyclosporine 0.05% drops versus unpreserved artificial tears in dry-eye patients having laser in situ keratomileusis.J Cataract Refract Surg 2006; 32:772-78. PM:16765793 

, Klyce SD. Goodness-of-prediction of Zernike polynomial fitting to corneal surfaces. J Cataract Refract Surg 2005; 31:2350-55. PM:16473230 

Klyce SD, Karon MD, Smolek MK. Screening patients with the Corneal Navigator. J Refract Surg 2005; 21:S617-22. PM:16212291 

Klyce SD, Karon MD, Smolek MK. Advantages and disadvantages of the Zernike expansion for representing wave aberration of the normal and aberrated eye. J Refract Surg 2004; 20:S537-541. PM:15523972 

Courville CB, Smolek MK, Klyce SD. Contribution of the ocular surface to visual optics. Exp Eye Res 2004; 78:417-25. PM:15106921 

Smolek MK, Klyce SD. Zernike polynomial fitting fails to represent all visually significant corneal aberrations. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2003; 44:4676-81. PM:14578385