Brussels Eye Center

REFRACTIVE SURGERY

 

Excimer laser

THIN FLAP LASIK

This is a Lasik technique with thin flap (80 to 100µ, mean: 90µ) allowing the ablation of the bowman membrane.

Thin flaps are performed with special devices of Micro-keratom or with a femtosecond laser.

The advantages of this technique are the following:

  • Corneal tissue preservation
  • Treating higher degrees of myopia and astigmatism
  • Maintains the stability of the cornea and it’s architecture
  • Maintain of corneal resistance keeping a posterial stromal bed superior to 300µ

 

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