LASIK Enhancements: Handle with Care

Refractive surgeons say the keys to managing these cases are patience and precision.

Matching Patients with LASIK, SMILE or PRK

How refractive surgeons identify the optimal candidates for these laser-vision correction procedures.

Managing Post-LASIK Pain

From dry-eye symptoms to severe neuropathic pain, refractive surgeons should be aware of these possible complaints.

The Principles of Refractive Screening

From advanced diagnostics to patient expectations, refractive surgeons have a wealth of information to consider before counseling patients on LASIK, PRK or SMILE.

Refractive Procedures in the Pipeline

Refractive surgery researchers and companies are looking towards procedures similar to SMILE in an effort to focus on lenticular procedures’ strengths.

How to Capitalize on the LASIK Boom

LASIK continues to gain in popularity, and some refractive surgeons are booked for months or even years to come.

The Staying Power of Monovision LASIK

This refractive procedure remains effective and popular for presbyopia correction—in the right candidates.

Managing LASIK in Challenging Patients

Deciding whether a patient is a good candidate isn’t always easy. Surgeons offer advice about whether to proceed in four classic situations.

Epithelial Ingrowth: Rare, But Manageable

After a first LASIK procedure, epithelial ingrowth is rare, but the rates go up after retreatment cases.

Before Enhancing Post-LASIK Patients

Consider updated strategies for flap management, when to operate, communication, epithelial ingrowth and more.