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Are all patients suitable for surgery?

Creado por: Equipo médico Bogotá Laser
10 octubre, 2023
No, not all patients are suitable candidates for refractive surgery with the Excimer Laser. Like any other surgical procedure, there are specific indications and contraindications to consider. While laser surgery can correct various visual defects, there are limiting factors that need to be taken into account, such as the presence of uncontrolled diseases or inadequate corneal thickness. Therefore, it is crucial to conduct a comprehensive preoperative examination, which should include essential assessments such as pachymetry (measurement of corneal thickness) and corneal topography.

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