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    6. Will the SMILE procedure replace LASIK?

    Femtosecond laser is what it’s all about in cataract surgery now…but femto has other applications as well.

    William Tullo, OD, FAAO, and Jim Owen, OD, MBA, FAAO, discuss its use in a refractive surgery procedure called small-incision lenticule extraction for moderate to high myopia (SMILE).

    According to Drs. Tullo and Owen, the refractive outcomes for SMILE are approaching that LASIK, and there may be the potential of fewer dry eyes and a more stable cornea.

    Find out more about SMILE and why people are talking about it.

    Read more from Dr. Tullo!

    Read more from Dr. Owen!

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