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Femtosecond Laser

  • Karl G. Stonecipher
  • Teresa S. Ignacio
  • Kody G. Stonecipher
  • Vance Thompson

Abstract

■ In this chapter, the authors illustrate the types of potential complications that can arise from the use of the femtosecond laser:
  • To compare the similarities and differences of the available flap making technologies

  • To discuss, where these technologies are similar, the unique complications that arise from the microkeratome versus the femtosecond laser

  • To provide the reader knowledge of the current state of the art of flap making as well as its strengths and weaknesses

Keywords

Femtosecond Laser Refractive Surgery Diffi Cult Photorefractive Keratectomy Tosecond Laser 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Karl G. Stonecipher
    • 1
  • Teresa S. Ignacio
    • 2
  • Kody G. Stonecipher
    • 3
  • Vance Thompson
    • 4
    • 5
  1. 1.TLC GreensboroGreensboroUSA
  2. 2.IntraLase Corp.IrvineUSA
  3. 3.GreensboroUSA
  4. 4.Sioux ValleySioux FallsUSA
  5. 5.Sanford Clinic Vance Thompson VisionSioux FallsUSA

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