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    Refractive and Lasik, Prima Medical Center Saigon

    RELEX SMILE is the most popular refractive surgery method chosen by patients

    18 August, 2023

    RELEX SMILE method (Refractive Lenticule Extraction – Small Incision Lenticule Extraction) is an advanced and safest technique for treating eye defects such as nearsightedness, astigmatism, and astigmatism.

    RELEX SMILE is the most popular refractive surgery method chosen by patients

    The whole process of this myopia eye surgery will be done in about 10-15 minutes by Femtosecond Laser technology with Three basic steps:

    1. Step 1: The doctor shines a laser on the cornea’s surface, creates two interfaces, and automatically separates the tissue core in the middle.
    2. Step 2: Make a tiny and smooth incision (from 2-4mm, 1/5th the incision compared to corneal flap surgery).
    3. Step 3: Remove the core of the tissue: The doctor uses a unique microsurgery tool to remove the middle of the tissue that is separated from the eye through the incision.

    The surgical time of the Relex Smile method is extremely short but still ensures high accuracy and safety. The outstanding feature of Relex Smile is that it does not create a corneal flap and is less invasive, so it can cause complications. Complications after surgery for the eye are very low. Relex Smile uses a high-precision Femtosecond Laser to create two interfaces, separate and withdraw the tissue core corresponding to the bend to be removed through a small and smooth incision of only 2mm-4mm.

    Relex Smile is the method most chosen by the association to remove myopia because the surgery time is short, and the quick recovery does not affect daily activities. Usually, the eye’s vision will recover to normal after 24 hours. Surgery and no longer feel discomfort or eyestrain. However, after surgery, you need to adjust your living habits, not rub your eyes and wear regular goggles to protect your eyes.

    Relex Smile can be considered one of the leading methods in accuracy and safety. In addition, the success rate of surgery is very high and the condition of relapsing is deficient; according to statistics from the American Ophthalmology Association, about 96% of people who use the Relex Smile method regain their vision 10/10 after surgery.

    If you have any eye problems, please contact Prima Medical Center Saigon:

    • Address: 27 Ky Dong St, Ward 9, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City
    • Website: https://primahealth.vn/en/   
    • Business Hours: 07:30 – 17:00 from Monday – Saturday
    • HOTLINE: 0919-209-039 or 1900 – 9115