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Wavefront-guided LASIK still outperforms SMILE, study shows

August 11, 2017

Wavefront-guided LASIK showed better and more predictable outcomes, better aberrometric control and preservation of visual quality than SMILE in patients with low to moderate myopia and myopic astigmatism in a multicenter, prospective study.

A total of 110 patients with myopia or myopic astigmatism of less than 6 D were randomly assigned to wavefront-guided LASIK or Small incision lenticule extraction (SMILE). Only one eye for each patient was evaluated.

Correlations between risk factors and haze after PRK identified

August 8, 2017
A large cohort study investigating factors associated with the development of haze after PRK found significant correlations with hyperopia, high myopia and high…
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Topography-guided LASIK found superior to SMILE

August 2, 2017
A prospective study comparing the results of femtosecond-assisted topography-guided LASIK and SMILE in eyes with myopia or myopic astigmatism showed superior results of…
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VIDEO: Single-pass four-throw pupilloplasty demonstrated

August 1, 2017
Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth, demonstrates a new technique -- single-pass four-throw pupilloplasty -- with glued IOL, then answers questions at the Indian…
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Ocular Surface Diseases, Disorders, & DysfunctionsTM: Volume 2, Number 4

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Shire.

Maintenance of the health of the ocular surface is complex due to numerous potential challenges, including dry eye…
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VIDEO: Single-pass four-throw pupilloplasty demonstrated

August 1, 2017
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VIDEO: Pioneer of refractive surgery shares his views on laser techniques for presbyopia

June 5, 2017
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