Refractive Lens Exchange holds promise as option to LASIK

May 1, 2004

Dorado, Puerto Rico - Refractive lens exchange (RLE) does look promising as a viable option to corneal refractive procedures, particularly in those patients with high myopia or hyperopia. However, surgeons need to review the advantages and limitations of the intraocular procedure carefully with patients, according to Terrence P. O'Brien, MD.