Small Incision Lenticule Extraction (SMILE): Principles, by Walter Sekundo

By Walter Sekundo

In this ebook a global panel of authors provide a transparent, step by step method of Small Incision Lenticule Extraction (SMILE), a brand new refractive technique authorized for the remedy of myopia and astigmatism that could be a actually minimally invasive key-hole sort surgical procedure. The publication opens by way of discussing vital basics of the know-how, by way of a detailed examine the therapeutic reaction. the present surgical recommendations are then defined intimately with the purpose of supplying easy-to-understand counsel for all who desire to practice SMILE surgical procedure or to spot suggestions to pitfalls that could come up in the course of the studying curve. extra sections conceal the medical technological know-how in relation to SMILE (explaining underlying principles), speak about ongoing investigations to extra extend the spectrum of SMILE surgical procedure and supply feedback on tips to marketplace the strategy and speak it to the possible sufferer. This advisor is “a needs to” for everybody who needs to go into the interesting global of SMILE.

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Kamiya K, Shimizu K, Igarashi A, Kobashi H (2014) Visual and refractive outcomes of femtosecond lenticule extraction and small-incision lenticule extraction for myopia. e2 47. Vetrugno M, Maino A, Quaranta GM, Cardia L (2001) The effect of early steroid treatment after PRK on clinical and refractive outcomes. Acta Ophthalmol Scand 79(1):23–27 48. Price FW Jr, Willes L, Price M, Lyng A, Ries J (2001) A prospective, randomized comparison of the use versus non-use of topical corticosteroids after laser in situ keratomileusis.

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