Femtosecond Lasers & LASIK Studies & Articles PDF Print E-mail

IntraLase: Changing the LASIK Landscape - Though the exact cause of TLS is still uncertain, some surgeons believe that the inflammation is caused by necrotic cellular debris…

Transient light sensitivity a minor complication of IntraLase use - Some users of the IntraLase femtosecond laser keratome first noticed the complication when they began working with the system more than 2 years ago. Since then, the phenomenon has gone under multiple names.

Transient light-sensitivity syndrome after LASIK with the femtosecond laser Incidence and prevention - To describe the incidence of transient light-sensitivity syndrome (TLSS) after laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) with the femtosecond laser and to identify preventive strategies.

Flap folds after femtosecond LASIK - To report a case of bilateral flap folds after a laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) procedure in which the flap was created by the femtosecond laser.

Macular hemorrhage after laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) with femtosecond laser flap creation - To report the first case of macular hemorrhage following LASIK with femtosecond laser flap creation.

Refractive surgery: lessons to be learned - "Indeed the long-term problems created by laser refractive surgery are not yet a major issue, but soon will be."

Complications of refractive excimer laser surgery - A German article related to complications.

A comparative confocal microscopy analysis after LASIK with the IntraLase femtosecond laser vs Hansatome microkeratome - To evaluate and compare confocal microscopy findings between a femtosecond laser and a mechanical microkeratome.

Comparison of goblet cell density after femtosecond laser and mechanical microkeratome in LASIK - To study the effect of the LASIK procedure performed with a femtosecond laser and a manual microkeratome on the conjunctival goblet cell and epithelial cell populations.
Spherical Aberrations PDF Print E-mail

Spherical Aberration and Its Symptoms - Theories on why it occurs and how new technology may address the problem.

Spherical Aberrations - Spherical aberration is one of the most important problems that can occur after laser eye surgery, in particular with high myopic corrections.

Wavefront Related Studies & Articles PDF Print E-mail

Wavefront analysis in post-LASIK eyes - In post-LASIK eyes, wavefront refraction components were poorly correlated to manifest and cycloplegic components.

Complex wavefront-guided retreatments with the Alcon CustomCornea platform after prior LASIK - To report the results of complex wavefront-guided LASIK retreatments.

Wavefront-guided LASIK and fractional clearance - The optical zone/pupil ratio (fractional clearance, FC) has a significant impact on HOA induction after wavefront guided LASIK.

Predicting Patients' Night Vision Complaints With Wavefront Technology - To evaluate the accuracy of the diagnostic capabilities of optical metrics generated from wavefront measurements in relationship to post–laser assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) visual complaints as expressed and drawn by patients.

Maximum permissible lateral decentration in aberration-sensing and wavefront-guided corneal ablation - To investigate the lateral alignment accuracy needed in wavefront-guided refractive surgery to improve the ocular optics to a desired level in a percentage of normally aberrated eyes.

Surgeons Opinions on Wavefront: The Demise of Conventional LASIK? - Will customized LASIK procedures replace standard treatments?

Measurement of Contrast Sensitivity and Glare Under Mesopic and Photopic Conditions Following Wavefront-guided and Conventional LASIK Surgery - To compare contrast and glare vision in a prospective study of eyes treated using conventional and wavefront-guided LASIK surgery. The reproducibility of a glaremeter device used to quantitatively measure glare and halo was also determined.

Spot size and quality of scanning laser correction of higher-order wavefront aberrations - To investigate the effect of laser spot size on the outcome of aberration correction with scanning laser corneal ablation.

Retinal Studies & Articles PDF Print E-mail

Full-thickness macular hole after LASIK for the correction of myopia - To describe 19 patients (20 eyes) who developed a macular hole (MH) after undergoing bilateral LASIK for the correction of myopia.

Lattice Degeneration With And Without Atrophic Holes - Illustrates an important point that lattice degeneration is quite common, occuring in 8-11 percent of the population.

Retinal phlebitis after LASIK - To report a case of retinal phlebitis with cystoid macular edema in both eyes 8 weeks after LASIK.

Two cases of retinal detachment - Following laser in Situ keratomileusis repaired by scleral buckling surgery.

Bilateral retinal detachment after laser in situ keratomileusis - Another case of retinal detachment after LASIK.

Early rhegmatogenous retinal detachment following LASIK for high myopia - Four eyes had early rhegmatogenous retinal detachment within 3 months of LASIK for correction of high myopia using the microkeratome, Clear Corneal Molder.

Retinal detachment after Excimer laser (myopic LASIK or PRK) - A retrospective multicentric study: 15 cases.

Proposed mechanism for retinal tears after LASIK: an experimental model - To demonstrate axial length changes associated with anterior shift of the lens/iris diaphragm and anterior vitreous base in human cadaver eyes during suction ring application preceding Moria LASIK, and to propose that these changes may be associated with anterior retinal tears.

Vitreoretinal alterations following laser in situ keratomileusis: clinical and experimental studies - The presence of vitreoretinal changes following laser in situ keratomileusis in myopia is evaluated.

Diffuse lamellar keratitis - Several studies related to Diffuse lamellar keratitis, with (submitted) commentary.

Late Onset Lamellar Keratitis and Epithelial Ingrowth Following Orbital Cellulitis - To report a case of late onset lamellar keratitis and epithelial ingrowth associated with orbital cellulitis 1 month after LASIK surgery.

A predictive model for postoperative intraocular pressure among patients undergoing LASIK - To develop a predictive model based on preoperative variables for estimating postoperative intraocular pressure (IOP) of those eyes undergoing LASIK.

Retinal nerve fiber layer thickness changes after an acute increase in intraocular pressure - To determine whether the increase in intraocular pressure (IOP) for 45 seconds during laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) suction can induce a decrease in retinal nerve fiber layer thickness (RNFLT) assessed by a confocal scanning laser polarimeter.

Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness Change after Photorefractive Surgery - To analyze the retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) change after photorefractive surgery.

Contacts, Implants, etc. Related Articles & Studies PDF Print E-mail

Contact Wearers, Beware! - "Many patients in the United States go blind every day from the use of contact lenses (especially when patients sleep in them)." - Dr. William Trattler: July 1999 asklasikdocs forum posting.

Contact lens overrefraction variability in corneal power estimation after refractive surgery - To evaluate the accuracy and precision of the contact lens overrefraction (CLO) method in determining corneal refractive power in post-refractive-surgery eyes.

Contact lens fitting post-refractive surgery - A number of patients who had undergone refractive surgery still required contact lens fitting.

Intrastromal corneal ring implantation for the correction of myopia: 12-month follow-up - To evaluate the efficacy, predictability, and stability of refraction obtained after intrastromal corneal ring segment (ICRS) implantation for low to moderate myopia.


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