Wavefront-guided Versus Wavefront-optimized LASIK for Nearsightedness

Trial ID or NCT#



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The purpose of the study is to compare the results of LASIK surgery when using wavefront-guided excimer laser treatment compared to wavefront optimized excimer laser treatment in patients with nearsightedness with and without astigmatism

Official Title

A Prospective Eye to Eye Comparison of LASIK Using Wavefront-guided Treatment Versus Wavefront-optimized Treatment

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: Older than 21 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study: ALL
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: Yes
Inclusion Criteria:
  1. * Subjects age 21 and older with healthy eyes.* Nearsightedness between -7.50 diopters and -7.00 diopters with or without astigmatism of up to 3.50 diopters.
Exclusion Criteria:
  1. * Subjects under the age of 21.* Patients with excessively thin corneas.* Patients with topographic evidence of keratoconus.* Patients with autoimmune diseases.* Patients who are pregnant or nursing.* Patients must have similar levels of nearsightedness in each eye. They can not be more than 3.0 diopter of difference between eyes.* Patients must have similar levels of astigmatism in each eye. They can not have more than 4.0 diopters of difference in nearsightedness or astigmatism between their two eyes.


Edward Manche, MD
Edward Manche, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology

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Edward Manche