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Archives for: February 14th, 2011

A LASIK Eye Surgeon’s Valentine’s Day

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Mon 02/14/2011

Medicine is a rapidly changing field. LASIK eye surgery has changed a lot since I was first trained in this technique 13 years ago. Back then, LASIK flaps were all made with bladed instruments either on gears or rails and surgeons had to be adept at centering the laser on a moving pupil with a… Read More »

The LASIK Flap

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Mon 02/07/2011

The first step of the LASIK procedure is to create a “flap”. The flap can be created by several different instruments including a microkeratome which is an instrument with a blade to cut a thin sheet of the cornea or a femtosecond laser which creates a flap through photodisruption and tissue separation. The creation of… Read More »