In SMILE procedures, a lenticule is created inside the intact cornea, using high energy exposure, which creates a rough surfaced lenticule.
Whereas in Low Energy ReLEx SMILE, the amount of energy is low, producing a smoother lenticule and causing less damage to the cornea.
After a standard SMILE LASIK, patients usually complain about 2~3 weeks of continual vision opacity and a slow recovery. However, with Low Energy ReLEx SMILE, 91% of patients are amazed at reaching a 20/20 vision the following day.
In Low Energy ReLEx SMILE, HOA and Coma, which are the caused for blurred vision, are produced far less.
※ Dr. David Donate, Rozenn Thaëron, ZEISS European Refractive Laser Symposium, 31 May 2015.
※ Comparing WaveFront: The Increased Amount of Coma Before and After surgery with Standard SMILE vs. Low Energy ReLEx SMILE
During Low Energy ReLEx SMILE, threshold energy is the minimum energy required to produce lenticule For this reason it is important to find the safe level threshold energy.
EYEREUM recommends LOW Energy ReLEx SMILE and verifies how much the energy level close to the plasma threshold ,which has been changed after surgery.