Refractive Surgery

LASIK Enhancements: Handle with Care

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

Lessons on Clear Lens Extraction

IOL technologies are creating more appeal for refractive lens exchange. Here’s guidance on patient selection.

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.

Light Adjustable Lens: Practice Integration

Is the LAL right for your practice? Experts share how they navigated the adjustable waters of this new technology.

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.

How to Manage Postop Inflammation

A simplified treatment regimen may be able to improve patient compliance, surgeons say.

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.

Managing Irregular Corneas and Cataracts

Surgeons discuss how to get a cornea in the best possible shape before calculating IOL power.

Cataract Surgeons Look at New Approaches

Cataract surgeons share their thoughts on the go-to techniques for everything from managing astigmatism and breaking up the nucleus to managing postop inflammation.