Femtosecond LASIK Effective When Used by Surgical Trainees
Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging.
The review of femtosecond LASIK procedures on 72 eyes by trainees and 157 eyes by attending surgeons found visual acuity was much better on the first postoperative day for the experienced surgeon group, though there was no significant difference between the two groups after one day.
Trainee procedures' postoperative complications, such as microstriae and interface debris, were more than 10 percent more common than complications in the attending group, but these were not visually significant.
More Articles on Femtosecond LASIK:Kremer Eye Center Invests in iFS Advanced Femtosecond Laser
Bausch + Lomb Set to Launch New Femtosecond Laser and Hydrophobic Acrylic IOL
How to Profit From Ophthalmology in ASCs
© Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2012. Interested in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content? View our policies by clicking here.
To receive the latest hospital and health system business and legal news and analysis from Becker's Hospital Review, sign-up for the free Becker's Hospital Review E-weekly by clicking here.
- Qui tam suits on the rise emphasizes need for ASC compliance plans
- To prevent patient leakage, turn to technology
- Real estate considerations for ASCs
- The Amazon.com for ASCs: Using collaborative consumption to improve the bottom line
- Lolo Jones shares lessons for overcoming failure at Becker's ASC Annual Meeting