Comparison of visual acuity, refractive results and complications of femtosecond laser with mechanical microkeratome in LASIK


Cosar C. B. , Gonen T., Moray M., Sener A. B.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, vol.6, no.3, pp.350-355, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.3980/j.issn.2222-3959.2013.03.18
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Page Numbers: pp.350-355
  • Keywords: laser in situ keratomileusis, femtosecond laser, Femtec, microkeratome, Hansatome, IN-SITU KERATOMILEUSIS, MYOPIA, FLAP
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

AIM: To compare the outcomes of laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) performed with a femtosecond laser (Femtec, Technolas Perfect Vision GmbH, Germany) versus a mechanical microkeratome (Hansatome, Bausch and Lomb, USA) for the correction of myopia and astigmatism.