SMILE Lasik eye surgery

SMILE Lasik eye surgery is innovative twist to lasik eye surgery.

SMILE Lasik eye surgery

It has been developed by Carl Zeiss, from Germany. The laser platform used is Visumax. It is in vogue in Europe, Asia and in Latin America. As of May 2016 it has not been approved by FDA for sale in the United States. Clinical trials are beginning in the US.

SMILE Lasik eye surgery

Best lasik eye surgeons in California like to know and share the latest developments. Lasik eye surgery is one of the safest surgeries. Dr. Khanna feels there is no reason research should not carry the safety and outcomes even further.

Carl Ziess is well known in the ophthalmic community. They have produced advanced diagnostic equipment for decades. Slit lamps and topographers have set the industry standard. Dr. Warren Hill recently opined that their Atlas topographer is till the Best. Ocular coherence topographer or using light to get biopsy images have revolutionized the way eye doctors examine a patient. Continuing the progress in diagnostic and therapeutics Car Zeiss has produce the Visumax eye laser.

This laser can make flaps of different sizes. This is a femtosecond laser. That means it can be used with Visx laser to do lasik eye surgery. Normally  femtosecond lasers like intralase generate one cleavege plane. Visumax laser produces two cleave planes. Th tissue between the two is removed. This is essence is SMILE Lasik eye surgery or small lenticular extraction procedure.

IS SMILE Lasik eye surgery an option for you?

Now we have a brief idea about the procedure. Let us explore if it is worth waiting for. Theoretically, the smile procedure should cause less dry eye induction. So far studies have shown that at 3 months there is no difference between SMILE and Best Lasik eye surgery. The healing is faster with lasik eye surgery when compared to smile. So the consensus is that at present time lasik eye procedure perfumed by the Top lasik eye surgeons is the best bet.

So let us smile and have thin flap lasik eye surgery.

Written by Rajesh Khanna, MD

Los Angeles Lasik Surgeon Rajesh Khanna MD is a recognized pioneer in Presbyopic Implants for correction of aging eyes. He has popularized Cornea Cross Linking and Intacs forKeratoconus. He is an Expert Cataract, Pterygium Eye Surgeon, A Cornea Specialist he performs Laser Corneal Transplants, DMEK, DSEK and DALK. Rajesh Khanna MD is a well known medical writer. He has published the bestseller "The miracle of Pi in Eye".He is also a columnist for the newspaper Acorn. Dr.Khanna also hosts "Medical Magic". In his spare time he hikes with his family and German Shepard or does yoga. He also plays field hockey and loves swimming.