Wavefront-guided Versus Wavefront-optimized LASIK for Nearsightedness

Not Recruiting

Trial ID: NCT01138189


The purpose of the study is to compare the results of LASIK surgery when using wavefront-guided excimer laser treatment compared to wavefront optimized excimer laser treatment in patients with nearsightedness with and without astigmatism

Official Title

A Prospective Eye to Eye Comparison of LASIK Using Wavefront-guided Treatment Versus Wavefront-optimized Treatment

Stanford Investigator(s)

Edward Manche, MD
Edward Manche, MD

Professor of Ophthalmology


Inclusion Criteria:

* Subjects age 21 and older with healthy eyes.
* Nearsightedness between -7.50 diopters and -7.00 diopters with or without astigmatism of up to 3.50 diopters.

Exclusion Criteria:

* Subjects under the age of 21.
* Patients with excessively thin corneas.
* Patients with topographic evidence of keratoconus.
* Patients with autoimmune diseases.
* Patients who are pregnant or nursing.
* Patients must have similar levels of nearsightedness in each eye. They can not be more than 3.0 diopter of difference between eyes.
* Patients must have similar levels of astigmatism in each eye. They can not have more than 4.0 diopters of difference in nearsightedness or astigmatism between their two eyes.


procedure: Wavefront-guided LASIK

procedure: Wavefront-optimized LASIK

Not Recruiting

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Edward Manche