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Prospective LASIK trial for myopia and myopic astigmatism: 1-year results

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A prospective, nonrandomized, unmasked, 1-year clinical trial was performed in 2482 eyes to evaluate the safety and efficacy of laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) for myopia and myopic astigmatism using a new excimer laser system. The study found that LASIK was a safe and effective method for correcting myopia and myopic astigmatism in patients with sphere to −15 diopters (D) and cylinder to 5 D.

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Dr. Kremer has a financial interest in the excimer laser system used in this study.

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Kremer, F.B., Pronesti, G., Sloat, J. et al. Prospective LASIK trial for myopia and myopic astigmatism: 1-year results. Ann Ophthalmol 33, 315–322 (2001). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12009-001-0047-4

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Keywords

  • Myopia
  • Astigmatism
  • Spherical Equivalent
  • Uncorrected Visual Acuity
  • Manifest Refraction