Author | William Tullo, OD


Will the SMILE procedure replace LASIK?

The femtosecond laser has brought many significant advances to eye surgery. For more than a decade, it has been used to create lamellar corneal flaps for laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK), and more recently this laser is used to precisely perform several steps in cataract surgery.

Topography-guided LASIK provides personalized vision

One of the most common questions I hear every day from patients is, “What is new in refractive surgery?” I have asked Jim Owen, OD, an expert in refractive surgery technology, to discuss the latest version of LASIK-topography-guided LASIK-with David Geffen, OD, FAAO, who participated in Alcon’s Contoura Vision clinical trials.