Then the laser Visumax performs the cutting of a lenticule biconvex corresponding to the visual defect. This lenticule is removed manually by the surgeon afterwards. (See illustration below).
|Cutting of the corneal flap.|
|Cutting of the biconvex lenticule.|
|lifting of the cut flap|
|Extraction of the cut lenticule.|
Once the lenticule is extracted the flap is then place back.
The procedure is completely painless and last only few seconds with an excellent visual recovery.