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What makes Intralase's flap process different and better when compared to other flap procedures, such as traditional LASIK?
The flap created with the Intralase laser follows the curve of the cornea and results in a flap that has easily manageable vertical edges. With traditional LASIK flaps, a cut is made with a microkeratome blade that results in thinner edges that may tear easier. The Intralase flap reduces the chance of the flap being pushed up thus resulting in cells growing under it that may then create vision disturbances.
When it comes to Intralase, the difference really is in the flap!