Femtosecond Laser Technology. Femtosecond Lasers. IntraLase (Abbott) VisuMax femtosecond laser ( Zeiss ) Zeimer LDV ( Zeimer ). Microkeratome Most Commonly Used. *. The disposable docking suction ring is positioned on the eye & suction applied. IntraLASIK ™. Tear Film. Epithelium.
The disposable docking suction ring is positioned on the eye & suction appliedIntraLASIK™
Principles of Operation
The keratome flattens the cornea & the oscillating razor blade cuts a circular flap of tissue
= “x” microns
Flap thickness is determined by the gap between the blade & the footplate
SEM image of 110 μm flap at 13X courtesy of Dan Tran, MD