Houston LASIK Surgeon Bernard Milstein, M.D. offered some thoughts and comments on LASIK and how the Zeiss VisuMax® Laser is expected to make All Laser LASIK even more comfortable for patients.
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When excimer laser refractive surgery was first introduced, the procedure was called Photorefractive Keratectomy or PRK. Fjallraven Kanken nike air max 90 It was very predictable in the result it produced, but it also very predictably caused significant discomfort. ugg australia discount In an effort to reduce the discomfort, a corneal flap was created using an instrument called a microkeratome. chaussure de tennis asics Adidas Superstar This is the current procedure we refer to as LASIK. But whether a LASIK flap is created by a microkeratome, or an IntraLase laser, there can be some discomfort and pressure produced at the time of the procedure.
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