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The purpose of this study is to compare LASIK outcomes using the WaveLight ALLEGRETTO WAVE™ wavefront guided or optimized excimer laser treatment with the AMO/VISX CustomVue™ and the LADARVision 4000 excimer laser treatment.
Standard refractive outcomes such as uncorrected and best corrected visual acuity, and intended vs. achieved postoperative refractions will be evaluated; in addition, high order optical aberrations, contrast sensitivity, and topography will be measured.
The primary objective of this study is to compare WaveLight ALLEGRETTO WAVE™ wavefront guided or optimized excimer laser treatment with the AMO/VISX CustomVue™ and the LADARVision 4000 excimer laser treatment using both subjective and objective outcome measures. This comparison will be made between fellow eyes of the same patient following excimer laser ablation using the WaveLight ALLEGRETTO WAVE™ Excimer Laser System in one eye and the AMO/VISX CustomVue™ or the LADARVision 4000 excimer laser in the contralateral eye .
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Dose Comparison, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Excimer Laser, AMO/VISX CustomVue™, LADARVision 4000 excimer laser
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:25:10-0400
308 nm excimer lamp and 308 nm excimer laser have both provide interesting results in treating vitiligo. They have the same wavelength but the type of emission of the photons is different....
The purpose of the study is to compare the results of LASIK surgery when using Alcon Allegretto wavefront-guided excimer laser system compared to AMO Visx Custom wavefront-guided excimer l...
To determine the optimal treatment frequency of 308-nm excimer laser for vitiligo and identify the key clinical variable(s) associated with the treatment efficiency under the optimal treat...
The hypothesis of this study is that excimer (308-nm UVB) laser added to either tazarotene 0.1% gel or acitretin 25 mg daily will lead to improved efficacy of these treatments alone. The ...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of an excimer laser in the treatment of patients with lower extremity vascular disease with chronic total occlusions.
To report the outcomes of laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) for hyperopia using the Triple-A ablation profile with the MEL 90 excimer laser (Carl Zeiss Meditec, Jena, Germany).
The study aims to compare the impact of non-mechanical excimer laser-assisted (EXCIMER) and femtosecond laser-assisted (FEMTO) trephinations on graft endothelial cell density (ECD) and graft thickness...
Excimer laser coronary angioplasty (ELCA) is a unique revascularization modality that can vaporize plaque and thrombus. Compared to thrombus aspiration therapy, ELCA is reported to provide better micr...
Drug-induced photosensitivity develops when use of oral or topical photosensitizing medications creates a rash after exposure to ultraviolet radiation. Medications most commonly implicated in photosen...
A technique utilizing a laser coupled to a catheter which is used in the dilatation of occluded blood vessels. This includes laser thermal angioplasty where the laser energy heats up a metal tip, and direct laser angioplasty where the laser energy directly ablates the occlusion. One form of the latter approach uses an EXCIMER LASER which creates microscopically precise cuts without thermal injury. When laser angioplasty is performed in combination with balloon angioplasty it is called laser-assisted balloon angioplasty (ANGIOPLASTY, BALLOON, LASER-ASSISTED).
A surgical procedure to correct MYOPIA by CORNEAL STROMA subtraction. It involves the use of a microkeratome to make a lamellar dissection of the CORNEA creating a flap with intact CORNEAL EPITHELIUM. After the flap is lifted, the underlying midstroma is reshaped with an EXCIMER LASER and the flap is returned to its original position.
A type of refractive surgery of the CORNEA to correct MYOPIA and ASTIGMATISM. An EXCIMER LASER is used directly on the surface of the EYE to remove some of the CORNEAL EPITHELIUM thus reshaping the anterior curvature of the cornea.
Techniques using laser energy in combination with a balloon catheter to perform angioplasty. These procedures can take several forms including: 1, laser fiber delivering the energy while the inflated balloon centers the fiber and occludes the blood flow; 2, balloon angioplasty immediately following laser angioplasty; or 3, laser energy transmitted through angioplasty balloons that contain an internal fiber.
Treatment using irradiation with LASER light of low power intensity so that the effects are not due to heat, as in LASER THERAPY. These non-thermal effects are thought to be mediated by a photochemical reaction that alters CELL MEMBRANE PERMEABILITY, leading to increased mRNA synthesis and CELL PROLIFERATION. Low-level laser therapy has been used for a wide variety of conditions, but most frequently for wound healing and pain control.
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, ...