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Intrastromal femtosecond laser-based presbyopia correction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23325297     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The surgical correction of presbyopia is gaining more and more popularity in the field of refractive surgery. Besides intraocular treatment with multifocal or accommodative intraocular lenses more and more corneal laser approaches are being established. These are performed either with the Excimer laser as laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) or the femtosecond laser. The femtosecond laser treatment is done purely intrastromally without dissection of the epithelium and is characterized by an extremely low risk of infection and inflammation. The procedure leads to a central corneal steepening with more prolate shape and increase in depth of field. This leads to a better uncorrected near visual acuity, however, corrected distance visual acuity might be reduced due to these changes.
Authors:
M P Holzer
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  Der Ophthalmologe : Zeitschrift der Deutschen Ophthalmologischen Gesellschaft     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1433-0423     ISO Abbreviation:  Ophthalmologe     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-1-17     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9206148     Medline TA:  Ophthalmologe     Country:  -    
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Languages:  GER     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
International Vision Correction Research Centre (IVCRC), Universitäts-Augenklinik Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 400, 69120, Heidelberg, Deutschland, mike.holzer@med.uni-heidelberg.de.
Vernacular Title:
Intrastromale Presbyopiekorrektur mittels Femtosekundenlaser.
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