Femtosecond lenticule extraction corrects myopic astigmatism

Femtosecond refractive lenticule extraction corrected myopic astigmatism, but there was a slight trend toward astigmatic undercorrection over time, a study found.The retrospective study included 182 eyes of 113 patients who underwent the ReLEx flex procedure with the VisuMax femtosecond laser (Carl Zeiss Meditec).Visual and refractive outcomes were assessed at 1 week and 1, 3 and 6 months postoperatively. Investigators performed a vector analysis of astigmatic outcomes.

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