Lasers, Excimer/Ho:YAG, Ophthalmic
Definition : Lasers that can produce an individual laser beam of either type. The excimer beam is used for photorefractive keratectomy of mild to moderate myopia, while the Ho:YAG beam is used for the alteration of the corneal curvature without removing any tissue in the treatment of hyperopia.
Entry Terms : "Ophthalmic Lasers"
UMDC code : 18227