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FDA-Approved Lasers For LASIK

Company and model

Approval number and date

Approved indications
(D = diopters)

Autonomous Technology
- LADARVision
Patient information
P970043/S5
5/9/00
Myopia less then -9.0D with or without astigmatism from -0.5 to -3.0D
Bausch & Lomb Surgical
- Technolas 217a
Patient booklet (PDF)
P990027
2/23/00
Myopia from -1.0 to -7.0D with or without astigmatism less than -3.0D
CRS/VISX
- Star S2
P990010
11/19/99
Myopia less than -14.0D with or without astigmatism between -0.5 and -5.0D
Dishler P970049
12/16/99
Myopia from -0.5 to -13.0D with or without astigmatism between -0.5 to -4.0D
Kremer P970005
7/30/98
Myopia from -1.0 to -15.0D with or without astigmatism less then -5.0D
Nidek
- EC5000
P970053/S2
4/14/00
Myopia from -1.0 to -14.0D with or without astigmatism less than 4.0D
Summit
- Apex Plus
P930034/S13
10/21/99
Myopia less than -14.0D with or without astigmatism from 0.5 to 5.0D
Summit Autonomous
- LADARVision
P970043/S7
9/22/00
Hyperopia less than 6.0D with or without astigmatism less than -6.0D
FDA-Approved lasers for PRK and other refractive surgeries

Company and model

Approval number and date

Approved indications
(D = diopters)

Bausch & Lomb Surgical
- KERACOR 116
P970056
9/28/99
PRK; Myopia from -1.5 to -7.0D with or without astigmatism less than -4.5D
Autonomous Technology
- LADARVision
P970043
11/2/98
PRK; Myopia from -1.0 to -10.0D with or without astigmatism less than -4.0D
LaserSight
- LaserScan LSX
P980008
11/12/99
PRK; Myopia from -1.0 to -6.0D with or without astigmatism less than 1.0D
Nidek
- EC5000
P970053
12/17/98
PRK; Myopia from -0.75 to -13.0D
Nidek
- EC5000
P970053/S1
9/29/99
PRK; Myopia from -1.0 to -8.0D with or without astigmatism from -0.5 to -4.0D
Summit
- Apex & Apex Plus
P930034
10/25/95
PRK; Myopia from -1.5 to -7.0D
Summit
- Apex Plus
P930034/S9
3/11/98
PRK; Myopia from -1.0 to -6.0D with or without astigmatism from -1.0 to -4.0D
Summit
- Apex Plus
P930034/S12
10/21/99
PRK; Hyperopia from +1.5 to +4.0D with or without astigmatism less than -1.0D
Summit Autonomous
- LADARVision
P970043/S8
7/11/00
Name Change Only
Sunrise
- Hyperion
P990078
6/30/00
Laser Thermokeratoplasty (LTK); Hyperopia from +0.75 to +2.5D with or without astigmatism less than 0.75D
VISX
- Model B & C (Star & Star S2)
P930016
3/27/96
PRK; Myopia from 0 to -6.0D
VISX
- Model B & C (Star & Star S2)
P930016/S3
4/24/97
PRK; Myopia from 0 to -6.0D with or without astigmatism from -0.75 to -4.0D
VISX
- Model B & C (Star & Star S2)
P930016/S5
1/29/98
PRK; Myopia from 0 to -12.0D with or without astigmatism from 0 to -4.0D
VISX
- Star S2
P930016/S7
11/2/98
PRK; Hyperopia from +1.0 to +6.0D
VISX
- Star S3 (EyeTracker)
P990010/S1
4/20/00
Same as S2, except with eye tracker
VISX
- Star S2 & S3
P930016/S10
10/18/00
PRK; Hyperopia from +0.5 to +5.0D with or without astigmatism +0.5 to +4.0D

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