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SMILE Five Years on Does it Really Have a Role?

Date: Tue 21/07/2020 - Thu 21/07/2022

Provider: Mivision

Optometrist Credits: 0.25 Clinical Diagnostic Credits + 0.75 General Credits

Event Type(s): Online

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Having been available in Australia for five years, what is the role of Small Incision Lenticule Extraction – known as SMILE – in corneal refractive surgery, compared to LASIK and photorefractive keratectomy procedures?
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
1. To understand the history of SMILE in Australia and across the world
2. To recognise the patients who would benefit from SMILE
3. To understand the potential risks and benefits of this surgery
4. To outline the current refractive and safety outcomes of SMILE

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