Wavefront-guided LASIK efficacious for myopic astigmatism

July 15, 2003

San Francisco-Wavefront-guided LASIK with the Allegretto Wave (WaveLight Laser Technologie AG, Erlangen, Germany) excimer laser appears to be safe and effective for correcting myopic astigmatism while reducing higher-order aberrations and improving quality of vision, said A. John Kanellopoulos, MD, at the annual meeting of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.