LASIK corrects high hyperopia out to 2 years

ORLANDO, Fla. — Results from a study involving 798 eyes of 651 patients indicate that the Mel 80 excimer laser can safely treat hyperopia up to 9.5 D, with stable results out to 2 years.Timothy J. Archer, MA, DipCompSci, and colleagues reported in a poster here at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting results of their retrospective analysis of patients with target maximum hyperopic meridian of at least 4 D, preoperative corrected distance visual acuity of 20/20 or better and a minimum follow-up of 1 year. Patients were (Read more...)