Femtosecond laser creates more accurate flap thickness

January 15, 2005

Stanford, CA—Treatment of myopia and myopic astigmatism with LASIK using the CustomVue platform (CustomVue, VISX) proved to be safe and effective with either the IntraLase femtosecond laser (IntraLase Corp.) or the Hansatome microkeratome (Bausch & Lomb), according to Edward E. Manche, MD, director of cor-nea and refractive surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA.