Femtosecond Laser LASIK. The new revolutionary method for laser myopia, astigmatism and hyperopia surgery

The LASIK method is effective and painless. It is used for the correction of medium and high degrees myopia and astigmatism, while it is the only method used for the correction of hyperopia.

The traditional LASIK technique includes, as a procedure, the cutting of the flap on the cornea with a blade (microkeratome).

Despite the acknowledged safety of the traditional LASIK procedure, it cannot be compared to the precision of the new generation of LASIK with the use of femtosecond laser which provides:

  • Better precision
  • Amplified predictability
  • Increased safety
  • Full control to the surgeon

The infrared femtosecond laser beam focuses, under the computer's control, on exactly the points chosen by the surgeon for the creation of the flap under the surface of the cornea

            Conventional LASIK with mechanical microkeratome

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            Femtosecond Laser-Lasik with Femtosecond laser


The only bladeless method!

With the new Femtosecond laser technology, the surgeon is able to exclusively use laser during all the stages of the surgery, even the first stage, so that the LASIK procedure can be completed without the need to apply a “scalpel” in any of the stages. Its name is derived from the number of pulses per second in which this particular laser operates.

In particular, microscopical, rapid laser pulses are used, which operate in the infrared zone of the light spectrum and, in combination with the extremely short time of activity and the slight amount of energy, they achieve photodisruption of the tissue on which they fall (in our case, the cornea).

Photodisruption is visible in the form of a bubble, which, in the end, is the force with which the femtosecond laser cuts the tissues. Subsequently, the doctor creates the flap by lifting the tissue of the cornea towards the back, at the point where the bubbles have been formed due to the light pulses. The creation of the flap lasts merely 15 seconds. That is the time when the surgeon can move on to the second stage of the procedure, that is the full correction of the
refraction and the restoration of vision.

Postoperative medication lasts only ten days, while the vision is fairly good from the very first day. The degree of correction is calculated by specialized software.



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