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Jodhbir S. Mehta
NEW ORLEANS — Athletes, patients with moderate to high myopia, military personnel and those with a risk for prolonged postoperative dry eyes are the best candidates for small incision lenticule extraction, according to a speaker here.
“The first generation of SMILE has been equivalent to what we’re seeing with 20 years of LASIK technology, but you need to optimize the nomogram and there are some issues with centration that need to be understood. You cannot take the same principles that we have with LASIK. SMILE shows less denervation and faster tear film recovery,”
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Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine that is devoted to the study and treatment of eye diseases. As well as mild visual defects correctable by lenses, ophthalmology is concerned with glaucoma, uveitis and other serious conditions affecting the eye, ...