Cirugía ocular con Lasik - serie

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Anatomía normal

La córnea es la parte transparente del ojo que cubre el iris y es, igualmente, el principal elemento refractivo del ojo.

Anatomía normal

Procedimiento, parte 1

Se administran gotas oftálmicas anestésicas para insensibilizar el ojo y el cirujano marca la córnea con tinta hidrosoluble para guiar el reemplazo del colgajo corneal.

Procedimiento, parte 1

Procedimiento, parte 2

El cirujano lleva a cabo una queratectomía, un procedimiento que utiliza un pequeño instrumento que hace un corte en la córnea a medida que se mueve a través de ella, para crear un colgajo corneal. El colgajo se levanta y se dobla hacia atrás exponiendo la córnea por debajo.

Procedimiento, parte 2

Procedimiento, parte 3

Un láser controlado por computador moldea de nuevo la córnea a la forma prescrita para una visión clara.

Procedimiento, parte 3

Tratamiento posoperatorio

El colgajo corneal se reubica en su posición inicial y ee fijado rápidamente al borde del corte que se ha hecho en la córnea.

Tratamiento posoperatorio

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  • Last reviewed on 11/20/2012
  • Kevin Berman, MD, PhD, Atlanta Center for Dermatologic Disease, Atlanta, GA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, David R. Eltz, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.

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