Small-incision lenticule extraction largely predictable, speaker says

NEW ORLEANS — Patient- and surgery-related parameters had a minimal effect on the safety, efficacy and predictability of small-incision lenticule extraction for myopia, according to a study presented here.Jesper Hjortdal, MD, presented results during the Journal of Refractive Surgery’s Hot, Hotter and Hottest: Late Breaking News session on Refractive Subspecialty Day preceding the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting.Hjortdal’s presentation was based on a paper that was awarded the Journal of Refractive Surgery’s annual Waring Medal.

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