Who is suitable for SMILE?

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In an interview, Alex Shortt explains who is suitable for SMILE laser eye surgery.

Alex Shortt: ReLEx SMILE can treat all the short-sightedness, from minus half of a unit, right up to minus 12. But as well as correcting that range of short-sightedness, most patients also have some element of astigmatism. We can combine up to four units of correction for astigmatism at the same time as correcting up to 12 units of short-sightedness.

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Mr Alex J. Shortt | Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

MB BCh MSc PhD FRCOphth PGDipCatRef

I’m Alex Shortt, a highly trained academic researcher and Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon based in London’s famous Harley Street medical district. I trained and worked as a consultant for 14 years at London’s Moorfields Eye Hospital. I specialise in advanced technologies for correcting vision, including cataract surgery, implantable contact lenses and laser vision correction.

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