TITLE

Small-incision lenticule extraction yields stable astigmatic correction

AUTHOR(S)
Hasson, Matt; Shah, Rupal
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;3/25/2011, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the prospective study which showed that small-incision lenticule extraction combined with a femtosecond laser can treat myopia and myopic astigmatism. It says that few complications were observed in intrastromal refractive procedure, but with notable patient satisfaction. Rupal Shah, author of the study, says that the refractive result was significantly stable and comparable to the excimer laser procedures.
ACCESSION #
86439091

 

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