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Femtosecond laser eye surgery: the first clinical experience
Author(s): Tibor Juhasz; Ron M. Kurtz; Christopher Horvath; Carlos German Suarez; Lee Nordan; Steven Slade
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Paper Abstract

A brief review of commercial applications of femtosecond lasers in a clinical setting with emphasis on applications to corneal surgery is presented. The first clinical results of 208 procedures conducted from June to November 2000 is reported. The results show that femtosecond lasers may be safely used as keratome for use in LASIK procedures.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 2002
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 4633, Commercial and Biomedical Applications of Ultrafast and Free-Electron Lasers, (1 April 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.461363
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Tibor Juhasz, IntraLase Corp. (United States)
Ron M. Kurtz, IntraLase Corp. (United States)
Christopher Horvath, IntraLase Corp. (United States)
Carlos German Suarez, IntraLase Corp. (United States)
Lee Nordan, Nordan Laser Eye Ctr. (United States)
Steven Slade, Laser Ctr. of Houston (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4633:
Commercial and Biomedical Applications of Ultrafast and Free-Electron Lasers
Joseph Neev; Andreas Ostendorf; Glenn S. Edwards; Joseph Neev; Andreas Ostendorf; John Clark Sutherland, Editor(s)

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