TITLE

Inverted side cut capability preserves corneal biomechanical strength

AUTHOR(S)
Cimberle, Michela
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;7/10/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 13, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that surgeon Jason Stahl has found that the new features of the 150-kHz iFS femtosecond laser from Abbott Medical Optics has allowed surgeons to create flaps that are specific to the patient's needs, in addition to preserving the biomechanical strength of the cornea photorefractive keratectomy (PRK). He added that it has the capability of customizing the angle and shape of the side cut, enabling surgeons to tuck the flap into the peripheral cornea.
ACCESSION #
42515412

 

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