Optimized LASIK sets new outcomes standard

July 15, 2003

San Francisco-LASIK with the MEL 80 ex-cimer laser (Carl Zeiss Meditec) guided by Corneal Refractive Surgery Master (CRS-Master)-generated, prolate optimized "aberration-smart ablation profiles" yields out- comes that are better than those achieved with most wavefront-guided treatments, said Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, MA (Cantab), FRCSC, at the annual meeting of the American So-ciety of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.