LASIK

SMILE Not Found Superior to LASIK in Corneal Biomechanics

Study shows no major differences in corneal hysteresis and corneal resistance factor three months after surgery.
08/18/2023

Refractive Surgery After Corneal Transplant Safe, Effective

A new systematic review shows a low rate of BCVA loss and nearly half of all cases achieving 20/40 or better uncorrected acuity.
07/14/2023

Residual Stromal Bed Thickness Matters Most in Preserving Post-Op Corneal Stiffness

Study shows SMILE’s use of a 120µm cap yields greater decrease compared with LASIK.
03/23/2023

SMILE, LASIK Have Similar Efficacy for Astigmatism Correction

However, a recent meta-analysis found that the former showed a greater undercorrection and more residual astigmatism.
11/23/2022

Asymptomatic MGD Might Not Be a Concern for LASIK

These patients achieved similar post-op outcomes as patients without the condition.
11/14/2022

Corneal Nerve Damage from LASIK Can Impair Immune Response

Be mindful of neurogenic inflammation risk in postsurgical patients, who may exhibit pain without stain, researchers say.
10/21/2022

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June 4, 2024

Rethinking Dry Eye Disease: A Contemporary Approach to a Complex Condition
Location: Virtual
Presenters:  Karl G. Stonecipher, MD, and Jessica Steen, OD
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June 19, 2024

Showcasing Inflammation and IOP Control
Location: The Palm Nashville, TN
Presenters: Nora Lee Cothran, OD, and Walter Whitley, OD, MBA
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June 20, 2024

Current Thinking in Dry Eye Disease: Contemporary Perspectives on a Complex Condition
Location: Morton's The Steakhouse, Nashville, TN
Presenters: David Kading, OD, and Jessilin Quint, OD
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:00pm CT

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