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EW APR 2013 - Sponsored by Alcon

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C WaveLight Refractive Suite: A game changer www.eyeworld.org Integrating new technology into a practice for optimal outcomes 2013 ASCRS•ASOA San Francisco Show Daily Supplement This Show Daily supplement is sponsored by Alcon. Offering a new generation of patients an advanced form of LASIK A s the economy begins to improve, consumers are showing renewed inter- est in refractive surgery procedures. LASIK vol- umes have increased, particularly in the target population of Generation Y or Millennials. These are patients who value a "no nonsense" ap- proach. They want facts, they want speed, and they want results. The WaveLight* Refractive Suite (Alcon, Fort Worth, Texas) is particu- larly well suited to address these patients' requirements—it pairs the fastest commercially available ex- cimer laser in the U.S., the EX500, with the fastest commercially avail- able femtosecond laser, the FS200. EX500: Recovery times The WaveLight EX500 Laser has a repetition rate of 500 Hz, which George O. Waring IV, MD This supplement was produced by EyeWorld and sponsored by Alcon. The doctors featured in this supplement received compensation from Alcon for their contributions to this supplement. Copyright 2013 ASCRS Ophthalmic Corporation. All rights reserved. The views expressed here do not necessarily reflect those of the editor, editorial board, or the publisher, and in no way imply endorsement by EyeWorld or ASCRS. by George O. Waring IV, MD Please refer to pages 7 and 8 for important safety information about the Alcon products described in this supplement. " The WaveLight EX500 Laser delivers not only a great patient experience, but a surgeon's 'wow factor.' " continued on page 2 The WaveLight EX500 Laser is part of an overall refractive suite that includes both the excimer and a femtosecond laser. Source: George O. Waring, IV, MD Alcon Sunday_SF2103 8pages-DL2_Layout 1 4/20/13 8:12 PM Page 1

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