This procedure is approved by the FAA but requires documentation prior to medical certificate issuance.

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The LASER is aligned Clamp is inserted to prevent blinking The iris is marked for the Keratome First attempt to seal the Keratome base
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Second try with the Keratome Another Keratome is tried Attaching the Keratome head containing the blade that will cut the corneal flap More detail of the blade being attached
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Starting the cut of the corneal flap Starting to lay the flap back out of the way Smoothing the flap after laying it out of the way The invisible LASER is firing
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45 seconds later – the flap is replaced A rinse is applied Lightly smoothing the flap into place so it will heal Procedure complete

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Contact us at 1-800-699-4457 or by email here
to confidentially discuss your FAA medical issues.