TITLE

What's New in Refractive Surgery

AUTHOR(S)
Hannush, Sadeer B.
PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Review of Ophthalmology;Apr2004 Part 1 of 2, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p85
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the developments of the latest findings in refractive surgery. Description of LASIK algorithms; Efficacy of LASIK on average patients; Analysis of the patients who underwent wavefront-guided LASIK.
ACCESSION #
12945959

 

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