Flapless all-laser procedure outperforms femto-LASIK for high myopia

HYDERABAD, India — A flapless procedure proved more effective than femto-LASIK in the treatment of high myopia and produced fewer dry eye complaints in a series of patients, according to a presenter here.ReLEx small-incision lenticule extraction uses the VisuMax femtosecond laser (Carl Zeiss Meditec) to carve out a lenticule within the cornea in order to correct refractive errors. No excimer ablation is used, and the lenticule is separated and removed through a small incision.

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