26 March 2013 All-femtosecond laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis
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Proceedings Volume 8567, Ophthalmic Technologies XXIII; 85671S (2013) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2004688
Event: SPIE BiOS, 2013, San Francisco, California, United States
We present a femtosecond solid-state Yb:KGW laser system capable of performing the complete laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) ophthalmic procedure. The fundamental infrared radiation (IR) is used to create the corneal flap, and subsequently the corneal stromal ablation is performed using the ultraviolet (UV) pulses of the fifth harmonic. The heating of cornea, ablated surface quality, and healing outcomes of the surgeries performed using the femtosecond laser system are investigated by both ex vivo and in vivo experiments and compared to the results of conventional clinical ArF excimer laser application. The results of this research indicate the feasibility of clinical application of femtosecond UV lasers for LASIK procedure.
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Egle Gabryte, Egle Gabryte, Egle Danieliene, Egle Danieliene, Agne Vaiceliunaite, Agne Vaiceliunaite, Osvaldas Ruksenas, Osvaldas Ruksenas, Mikas Vengris, Mikas Vengris, Romualdas Danielius, Romualdas Danielius, } "All-femtosecond laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis", Proc. SPIE 8567, Ophthalmic Technologies XXIII, 85671S (26 March 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2004688; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2004688


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