LASIK Safety Resource – Santa Barbara
What is safer LASIK?
- Fellowship trained: A training period of at least one year, at a prestigious University.
- Should have done more than a thousand procedures.
- Keratoconus, Pelluciadal marginal degeneration actively looked for.
- Residual bed calculations done
- Dry eyes actively looked for and treated.
Meticulous LASIK Surgery
- Custom Flap As each cornea is different (just like snowflakes) different size, shape and speed of Microkeratome (flap shaper) are used.
- 4th Generation laser with active tracker and Wavefront technology.
- Draping the lashes
- Sterile powder free gloves cornea
- A new blade for each LASIK patient
- A thorough interface wash
- 4th generation antibiotic used
Post Op Care
- Patient seen by the surgeon immediately after the surgery.
- 4th generation antibiotic
“Dr. Khanna is great, very experienced, confident, and no, I didn’t feel a thing. (nothing like a dentist).”*
– Gurpreet Sidhu, DDS
- In the Beginning…
- Lasik is finally Invented
- THE MECHANISM OF LASIK
- CUSTOMAIZATION OF THE LASIK FLAP
- CHECK LIST FOR LASIK
- What is safer LASIK?
- Why are we different?
- Preparation for laser surgery
- Lasik Activity Schedule
- A word about our sponsor
- Cheaper is not Always Better
- A Brief History of Lasers
- Dry eyes
- Special Situations in Lasik
- Grading System for selecting a LASIK Surgeon
- The Quiz – What They Didn’t Teach You at Harvard