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Oval suction ring may create smaller flap during LASIK

April 27, 2015

SAN DIEGO — New oval suction rings may be help create smaller oval flaps during myopic LASIK surgery, according to a presentation here at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery annual meeting.

Mohamed El-Kateb, MD, PhD, and colleagues evaluated the flap dimensions of 30 patients who underwent myopic LASIK surgery using a regular rounded ring in one eye and a new oval suction ring in the other eye. Group 1 included 40 eyes in which +1 rounded or oval rings were used, and group 2 included 20 eyes in which +2 rounded or oval rings were used.

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