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WaveLight® Excimer Laser Systems Important Product Information

This information pertains to all WaveLight® Excimer Laser Systems, including the WaveLight® ALLEGRETTO WAVE®, the ALLEGRETTO WAVE® Eye-Q , and the WaveLight® EX500.

Caution: Federal (U.S.) law restricts the WaveLight® Excimer Laser Systems to sale by or on the order of a physician. Only practitioners who are experienced in the medical mangement and surgical treatment of the cornea, who have been trained in laser refractive surgery (including laser calibration and operation) should use a WaveLight® Excimer Laser System.

Indications: FDA has approved the WaveLight® Excimer Laser systems for use in laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) treatments for:

  • the reduction or elimination of myopia of up to - 12.00 D and up to 6.00 D of astigmatism at the spectacle plane;
  • the reduction or elimination of hyperopia up to + 6.00 D with and without astigmatic refractive errors up to 5.00 D at the spectacle plane, with a maximum manifest refraction spherical equivalent of + 6.00 D;
  • the reduction or elimination of naturally occurring mixed astigmatism of up to 6.00 D at the spectacle plane; and
  • the wavefront-guided reduction or elimination of myopia of up to -7.00 D and up to 3.00 D of astigmatism at the spectacle plane.