Supersonic waterjet able to cut LASIK flap with precision

January 1, 2004
Lynda Charters

The HydroKeratome Waterjet System (Visijet Inc.), the first microkeratome that creates a LASIK flap using a continuous beam of ultra-high-pressure water instead of a metal blade, debuted at the 2003 annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology in Anaheim.