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Femtosecond Lasers for Ultra-Accurate Surgery: Application to Corneal Surgery

  • T. Juhasz
  • F. H. Loesel
  • C. Horvath
  • R. M. Kurtz
  • G. Mourou
Part of the Springer Series in Chemical Physics book series (CHEMICAL, volume 63)

Abstract

We investigated refractive corneal surgical procedures utilizing amplified femtosecond laser pulses from a reliable and compact femtosecond laser system suited for medical applications. Procedures such as corneal flap cutting and laser keratomileusis have been demonstrated in vivo and in vitro. Cutting was found to be well confined and highly precise.

Keywords

Femtosecond Laser Femtosecond Laser Pulse Regenerative Amplifier Femtosecond Laser System Refractive Corneal Surgical Procedure 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Juhasz
    • 1
    • 2
  • F. H. Loesel
    • 1
    • 3
  • C. Horvath
    • 1
    • 3
  • R. M. Kurtz
    • 1
    • 2
  • G. Mourou
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Ultrafast Optical ScienceUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA
  2. 2.Kellogg Eye Center, Department of OphthalmologyUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA
  3. 3.Institute of Applied PhysicsUniversity of HeidelbergHeidelbergGermany

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