SMILE Software
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ZEISS SMILE

Software module for Small Incision Lenticule Extraction

SMILE® from ZEISS enables the first Small Incision Lenticule Extraction procedure for minimally invasive laser vision correction. It offers a potentially lower incidence of transient dry eye syndrome and a wider preservation of biomechanical stability.

Lenticule creation

Minimally invasive

All-femto

What is SMILE?

ZEISS SMILE is a game-changing software for laser vision correction that goes beyond PRK and LASIK and redefines refractive surgery. It is exclusively performed with the VisuMax® femtosecond laser from ZEISS.

  • Based on Nobel Prize-winning technology (Nobel Prize in Physics 2018)
  • Treatment planning and execution aided by a software wizard
  • Schematic visualization of cutting patterns during treatment planning
SMILE visualization of cutting patterns
Lenticule creation

ZEISS SMILE provides an intuitive and easy-to-use treatment planning interface for Small Incision Lenticule Extraction.

VisuMax from ZEISS
Minimally invasive

With ZEISS SMILE, only a small incision of 2 mm is sufficient, meaning that the majority of the upper corneal layers remains untouched. The lamellar incision area is roughly 1/3 smaller than for Femto-LASIK treatment. What's more, the patient can usually return to their normal daily activities the next day.

All-femto

ZEISS SMILE precalculates all intracorneal cuts necessary for the vision correction. The entire procedure is carried out in a single treatment process exclusively on the ZEISS VisuMax femtosecond laser.

Downloads

SMILE from ZEISS
The first software for minimally invasive
Laser Vision Correction
page(s): 8
file size: 717 kB

VisuMax from ZEISS
Defining the pulse rate in refractive surgery
page(s): 18
file size: 6980 kB

Specifications

Indication range

SMILE for myopia and astigmatism

Treatment range

Sphere: -0.50 to -10.00 D
Cylinder: 0 to 5.00 D
Sphercial equivalent: -0.50 to -12.50 D

Laser parameters

Wavelength 1043 nm

Pulse duration 220–580 fs

Laser pulse rate 500 kHz

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