Predictability, safety, versatility characterize microkeratome

February 15, 2002

New Orleans-Keratectomy creation with the automated Summit Krumeich-Barraquer Microkeratome (SKBM, Alcon) results in flaps of predictable diameter and hinge size, smooth beds with well-defined edges, and an intact epithelium, said R. Bruce Grene, MD, at the refractive surgery subspecialty day prior to the American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting.