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What are the advantages of using ophthalmic lasers?

Laser surgery of the eye has several advantages:

  • There is no risk of infection from the laser light
  • Laser surgery can be performed in an outpatient setting, allowing you to go home shortly after the procedure is finished
  • The surgeon has great precision and control

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