TITLE

New femtosecond laser improves LASIK outcomes in initial procedures

AUTHOR(S)
Cimberle, Michela
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;12/25/2008, Vol. 26 Issue 24, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Zimer Femto LDV, a femtosecond laser-assisted LASIK that uses a high-frequency femtosecond laser system, produces safe, effective and preditable outcomes, with a low rate of complications, according to Mohammad Ghoreishi of the Persian Eye Clinic in Isfahan, Iran. He states that the flap thickness was highly predictable and reproducible when the system is used. The system has a single-stage solid laser state, with high pulse repetition rate and short pulse duration of 250 femtoseconds.
ACCESSION #
35707506

 

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