Femtosecond laser allows one-step LASIK in postPK eyes

October 14, 2005

IntraLASIK as a one-step procedure is safe and effective for correction of ametropia after penetrating keratoplasty (PK), although the best refractive results may be achieved in eyes with only mild-to-moderate astigmatism, said Irina S. Barequet, MD, at the refractive surgery subspecialty day meeting sponsored by the International Society of Refractive Surgery of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.