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NEW ORLEANS — Epi-Bowman keratectomy can offer less pain and less discomfort during surface ablation, according to a speaker here.
Developed by Yariv Bar-On of Israel, the technique involves using an instrument, the Epi Clear device (Orca Surgical), that has a soft polymer tip to lift and remove the epithelium in strips and sheets, Marguerite B. McDonald, MD, FACS, said at Refractive Surgery Subspecialty Day preceding the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting.
“This is a technology ... that has transformed surface ablation, and the results are now extremely comparable to LASIK.
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