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Intrastromal Correction of Ametropia by a Femtosecond Laser

2014-07-23 21:14:05 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study evaluates the intrastromal correction of ametropia with a femtosecond laser made by 20/10 PERFECT VISION. This laser generates a beam of ultrashort, infrared pulses which enables very precise cuts in the cornea. By these cuts lamellae of the cornea are separated locally, and in the consequence the curvature of the cornea is changed, and the correction of the diagnosed ametropia can be achieved. On the contrary to cuts which are generated with a sharp knife, the cuts generated when using a laser can be generated just inside the cornea without opening the surface of the cornea. This means the procedure is minimal-invasive.

The study hypothesis is: Different types of ametropia can be corrected safely and on long-term by intrastromal cuts.

Study Design

Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Presbyopia

Intervention

Intrastromal Correction of Presbyopia, Intrastromal correction of Myopia, Intrastromal Correction of Hyperopia, Intrastromal Correction of Myopia incl. Astigmatism, Intrastromal Correction of Hyperopia incl. Astigmatism

Location

Klinik für Refraktive und Ophthalmo-Chirurgie des EJK Niederrhein
Duisburg
Germany
47169

Status

Recruiting

Source

20/10 Perfect Vision

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:14:05-0400

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