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Enhancement Options After Myopic Small-Incision Lenticule Extraction (SMILE): A Review

Enhancement Options After Myopic Small-Incision Lenticule Extraction (SMILE): A Review Downloaded from http://journals.lww.com/apjoo by BhDMf5ePHKbH4TTImqenVA5KvPVPZ0P5BEgU+IUTEfzO/GUWifn2IfwcEVVH9SSn on 06/03/2020 REVIEW ARTICLE Enhancement Options After Myopic Small-Incision Lenticule Extraction (SMILE): A Review Jakob Siedlecki, MD y, Nikolaus Luft, MD, PhD y, Siegfried G. Priglinger, MD y, and Martin Dirisamer, MD y n the treatment of myopia and myopic astigmatism, SMILE Purpose: To provide an overview of the currently available retreatment and fs-LASIK have been established as equivalently safe and methods after myopic small-incision lenticule extraction (SMILE). 1,2 effective treatment options. In contrast to LASIK, which can be Design: Systematic literature review. retreated by a flap relift, reSMILE retreatment is, however, Methods: The PubMed library was searched for articles containing currently neither approved nor commercially available in the the terms “small-incision lenticule extraction” and “enhancement” or VisuMax platform (Carl Zeiss Meditec AG, Jena, Germany), “retreatment”. The last search was performed on May 1, 2019. with sparse data on its safety and efficacy. As a substitute, a Results: In contrast to laser in-situ keratomileusis (LASIK), which can be multitude of alternative enhancement options have been proposed retreated by a flap relift, repeat SMILE retreatment is currently not and established, including surface ablation, cap-to-flap conver- approved and only seldomly performed. As substitutes, surface ablation, 5 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Asia-Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology Wolters Kluwer Health

Enhancement Options After Myopic Small-Incision Lenticule Extraction (SMILE): A Review

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Wolters Kluwer Health
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2162-0989
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2475-5028
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10.1097/APO.0000000000000259
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Downloaded from http://journals.lww.com/apjoo by BhDMf5ePHKbH4TTImqenVA5KvPVPZ0P5BEgU+IUTEfzO/GUWifn2IfwcEVVH9SSn on 06/03/2020 REVIEW ARTICLE Enhancement Options After Myopic Small-Incision Lenticule Extraction (SMILE): A Review Jakob Siedlecki, MD y, Nikolaus Luft, MD, PhD y, Siegfried G. Priglinger, MD y, and Martin Dirisamer, MD y n the treatment of myopia and myopic astigmatism, SMILE Purpose: To provide an overview of the currently available retreatment and fs-LASIK have been established as equivalently safe and methods after myopic small-incision lenticule extraction (SMILE). 1,2 effective treatment options. In contrast to LASIK, which can be Design: Systematic literature review. retreated by a flap relift, reSMILE retreatment is, however, Methods: The PubMed library was searched for articles containing currently neither approved nor commercially available in the the terms “small-incision lenticule extraction” and “enhancement” or VisuMax platform (Carl Zeiss Meditec AG, Jena, Germany), “retreatment”. The last search was performed on May 1, 2019. with sparse data on its safety and efficacy. As a substitute, a Results: In contrast to laser in-situ keratomileusis (LASIK), which can be multitude of alternative enhancement options have been proposed retreated by a flap relift, repeat SMILE retreatment is currently not and established, including surface ablation, cap-to-flap conver- approved and only seldomly performed. As substitutes, surface ablation, 5

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The Asia-Pacific Journal of OphthalmologyWolters Kluwer Health

Published: Sep 1, 2019

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