SMILE has fewer adverse effects on corneal parameters than femtosecond LASIK

Small-incision lenticule extraction yielded higher corneal sensitivity, better tear breakup time and less dry eye than femtosecond LASIK, according to a meta-analysis.The study authors searched the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, PubMed and the Embase database for prospective comparative studies published between 2000 and 2016. Five trials were selected.

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