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Category: Intralase

Less Risk of Flap Displacement with IntraLase

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Fri 07/02/2010

One potential risk of the LASIK procedure is a flap complication. You know that the IntraLase procedure is the safest way to create the flap but did you know that the safety benefits extend even after the LASIK procedure has been completed? Here’s why. One potential complication is displacement or “slippage” of the flap, especially… Read More »

Meaningless and Misleading Claims

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Sat 05/22/2010

I read with alarm the totally contrived and misleading claims by some providers of LASIK in North Carolina. One provider claims to have “the best laser in it’s class”? What exactly does that mean? Also, there are the suggestions that some LASIK surgeons are using the same technology as the US Military. The only All-Laser… Read More »

Z-LASIK is Not IntraLase

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Sun 04/25/2010

Patients are often confused by technical terms and nomenclature related to the LASIK procedures. Many patients are aware that there now exists a technology to create a LASIK flap with a laser rather than a blade. This type of LASIK has been coined “All-Laser LASIK” or “Blade-Free LASIK”. While the potential for a better LASIK… Read More »

Understanding IntraLase

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Mon 03/15/2010

The first step of the LASIK procedure is the creation of a corneal flap. The purpose of the flap is to serve as a protective “lid” underwhich the vision correcting corneal reshaping is accomplished. A laser has always been used to perform the reshaping but until IntraLase, the flap was created with instruments that contained… Read More »

iLASIK vs zLASIK: Which is Better?

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Sun 10/04/2009

iLASIK Overiew The first all-laser LASIK procedure made use of the IntraLase laser to make the flap rather than a blade. When the IntraLase laser is combined with AMO VISX’s proprietary CustomVue wavefront-guided treatment, the resulting procedure is termed “iLASIK.” The IntraLase laser has gone through several upgrades since it was first developed to improve… Read More »