• Early results with hyperopic SMILE show promise

    One year ago - By Healio

    BELGRADE, Serbia - Early results with hyperopic ReLEx small incision lenticule extraction, presented at the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons winter meeting, seem promising, according to one of the multicenter study investigators.
    “Hyperopic correction of the cornea is more challenging than myopia; therefore, it took a few years for SMILE to get ready for this. Results are very promising, though we need to assess stability in the long term because we ablate quite a high amount of tissue,” Pavel Stodulka, MD, said.
    A negative lenticule is created, thinner in
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