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L.Z. Kleiman, A.J. Kanellopoulos; Prospective Evaluation of the M2 Disposable 130 Head in 100 Consecutive LASIK Procedures . Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2003;44(13):2667.
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Purpose: To evaluate the safety and efficacy of the 130 disposable head of the M2 microkeratome (Moria, France) in LASIK procedures. Methods: We evaluated pre-and post-operative refraction, total high order aberrations (RMSH) changes, flap thickness, diameter and quality, hinge length as well as any complications. Mean follow-up was 4 months (3-5). Results: The mean pre-operative sphere was - 5.25 D (-1.00 to -11.50) and the mean pre-operative cylinder was -1.50 (-0.25 to -4.25). At 3 months 92% of the eyes were 20/20, 47% 20/15 and 31% 20/10. 100% of eyes were within +/- 0.5D of the refractive goal at 3 months. Flap thickness was 145 microns +/- 17.5, flap diameter was 8.5 mm (+/- 0.40), hinge length was 4.05mm (+/- 0.35). RMSH increased only 34% post-op. Conclusions: The 130 disposable head for the M2 microkeratome appears to be safe and very effective in LASIK procedures.
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