Femtosecond PK with zigzag incision yields stable visual recovery

SAN FRANCISCO — Early suture removal after penetrating keratoplasty with a femtosecond laser-generated zigzag incision afforded stable visual recovery and minimal astigmatism, a speaker said here."Conventional corneal transplantation has been around for quite some time, and while it is a very good procedure, it does have some limitations, such as long recovery, suture-in-and-out astigmatism and poor corrected distance visual acuity," Matthew Wade, MD, said at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting.

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