TITLE

Know the nuances when switching to femtosecond laser flaps

AUTHOR(S)
Hardten, David R.
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;4/25/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 8, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that creating femtosecond laser flaps is a safe and straightforward procedure with a moderate learning curve, according to surgeon David R. Hardten. At Hawaiian Eye 2009, he described some of the challenges involved in switching from microkeratome-created flaps to femtosecond laser flaps. Particular focus is given to the similarities between the two procedures, along with complications associated with flaps. He pointed out some important things to consider when applying suction.
ACCESSION #
37336020

 

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