Comparison of a Laser Keratome to a Mechanical Microkeratome
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The purpose of this study was to evaluate the performance of the INTRALASE®, a laser keratome which creates a corneal flap, and compare it to a mechanical microkeratome (Amadeus™). Our hypothesis is that there is no difference between the 2 devices.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Candidate for bilateral wavefront-guided LASIK
Myopia up to -7.00 D
Astigmatism of 0.00 to -1.50 D
History of ocular pathology
Previous ocular surgery
Very large pupils (greater than 8mm diameter, infrared measurement)
Thin corneas (preoperatively calculated minimal residual bed < 250 um)
Any other criteria that precludes subject to undergo LASIK