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Management of intraoperative issues and frequency of their occurrence during femtolaser-assisted LASIK using the WaveLight�Â�® FS200 laser

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First Author: V.Borisov RUSSIA

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To report on the personal experience of �â�€�œhow to manage intraoperative complications�â�€� and outcomes in complex cases.


Refractive surgery department, ophthalmology clinic �â�€�œSokol�â�€�, Rostov-on-Don, The Russian Federation


In this study there were reviewed all cases of FemtoLASIK which had been performed for one and a half year. All operations were performed by one surgeon from May, 2015 (it�â�€�™s onset date of clinical usage of femtolaser WaveLight�Â�® FS200 in our department) till December, 2016; total amount of executive eyes is 596. According to data of science researches and observations throughout the world from the moment of femtolaser introduction in routine surgical practice so far the most mentioned following complications are OBL, vertical gas breakthrough, anterior chamber gas bubbles as well as suction loss.


Incidence and quantity of all complications which occurred during a process of FemtoLASIK procedure, features of management and patient data ( pre - and intraoperative data and outcomes, gender, age, ethnicity) were analyzed upon each sort of complex cases, registered and described in this report.


Currently FemtoLASIK is most predictable and precise procedure of laser vision correction despite existence of certain specific intraoperative complications and issues which are clearly linked with femtolaser-assisted flap creation. However, relatively simple management upon complex cases helps to achieve high degree of satisfactory or excellent outcomes in vast majority of intraoperative incidents.

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