Refractive Surgery

RxLAL: Say Goodbye to Postop Surprise?

A first look at the safety, efficacy and potential implementation of the newly approved light-adjustable lens.

How to Eliminate Epithelial Ingrowth

Epithelial cells creeping under the LASIK flap are an annoying, though rare, complication. Here’s how to address them.

Solving the Mystery Of Rainbow Glare

A surgeon says you may be able to treat this infrequent but aggravating complication of LASIK.

Topography-guided Ablation: A User’s Guide

This technology promises to improve many patients’ vision, but surgeons need to start slowly.

Refractive Surgery Trends of the ISRS

The final ISRS survey ends on a sour note for LASIK volumes but a high note for surgeons’ confidence in the procedure.

Hone Your Surface Ablation Technique

Expert tips on how to get the best outcomes possible when a patient is a good candidate for surface ablation.

Laser Treatment for Post-PK Astigmatism

Expert tips for using both excimer and femtosecond technology to deal with troublesome post-transplant cylinder.

Topo-guided Tips for Normal Corneas

Though topography-guided is often associated with irregular astigmatism, surgeons say it can treat virgin corneas, too.

How to Avoid Issues With Mitomycin-C

Even though the agent has been used as a prophylactic haze treatment for years, surgeons say it pays to be careful with it.

Get the Eye Ready for LASIK Surgery

As the most powerful refracting element of the eye, the air/tear interface deserves a lot of preoperative attention, surgeons say.