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dc.titleComparison of efficacy and safety of laser in situ keratomileusis using 2 femtosecond laser platforms in contralateral eyes
dc.contributor.authorRosman, M.
dc.contributor.authorHall, R.C.
dc.contributor.authorChan, C.
dc.contributor.authorAng, A.
dc.contributor.authorKoh, J.
dc.contributor.authorHtoon, H.M.
dc.contributor.authorTan, D.T.H.
dc.contributor.authorMehta, J.S.
dc.date.accessioned2014-11-26T08:27:10Z
dc.date.available2014-11-26T08:27:10Z
dc.date.issued2013-07
dc.identifier.citationRosman, M., Hall, R.C., Chan, C., Ang, A., Koh, J., Htoon, H.M., Tan, D.T.H., Mehta, J.S. (2013-07). Comparison of efficacy and safety of laser in situ keratomileusis using 2 femtosecond laser platforms in contralateral eyes. Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery 39 (7) : 1066-1073. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcrs.2013.02.038
dc.identifier.issn08863350
dc.identifier.urihttp://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/109976
dc.description.abstractPurpose: To compare the efficacy, predictability, and refractive outcomes of laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) using 2 femtosecond platforms for flap creation. Setting: Multisurgeon single center. Design: Clinical trial. Methods: Bilateral femtosecond LASIK was performed using the Wavelight Allegretto Eye-Q 400 Hz excimer laser system. The Visumax femtosecond platform (Group 1) was used to create the LASIK flap in 1 eye, while the Intralase femtosecond platform (Group 2) was used to create the LASIK flap in the contralateral eye. The preoperative, 1-month, and 3-month postoperative visual acuities, refraction, and contrast sensitivity in the 2 groups were compared. Results: The study enrolled 45 patients. Three months after femtosecond LASIK, 79.5% of eyes in Group 1 and 82.1% in Group 2 achieved an uncorrected distance visual acuity of 20/20 (P=.808). The mean efficacy index was 0.97 in Group 1 and 0.98 in Group 2 at 3 months (P=.735); 89.7% of eyes in Group 1 and 84.6% of eyes in Group 2 were within ±0.50 diopter of emmetropia at 3 months (P=.498). No eye in either group lost more than 2 lines of corrected distance visual acuity. The mean safety index at 3 months was 1.11 in Group 1 and 1.10 in Group 2 (P=.570). Conclusion: The results of LASIK with both femtosecond lasers were similar, and both platforms produced efficacious and predictable LASIK outcomes. Financial Disclosure: No author has a financial or proprietary interest in any material or method mentioned. © 2013 ASCRS and ESCRS. Published by Elsevier Inc.
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dc.sourceScopus
dc.typeArticle
dc.contributor.departmentDUKE-NUS GRADUATE MEDICAL SCHOOL S'PORE
dc.description.doi10.1016/j.jcrs.2013.02.038
dc.description.sourcetitleJournal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
dc.description.volume39
dc.description.issue7
dc.description.page1066-1073
dc.description.codenJCSUE
dc.identifier.isiut000321935200015
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