Developed by ophthalmologists, Daniel Durrie, MD and Stephen Slade, MD, SBK is the most advanced form of laser vision correction surgery.
What are the advantages of SBK vs. traditional LASIK? SBK uses all-laser technology with a femtosecond laser, instead of a microkeratome or mechanical blade. All-laser technology using the femto is more precise and customized to each eye.
First, our surgeons use a femtosecond laser to create a customized corneal flap designed with the precise construction that has been shown to improve safety and visual outcomes. Our surgeons then use a second laser, the excimer laser, to reshape the cornea under the flap. The protective corneal flap is laid back into place and acts as a natural bandage so the vision can be restored more rapidly.