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Super ReLEx (SMILE Pro)?

  • Super ReLEx (SMILE Pro) is currently the most advanced form of refractive surgery, correcting refractive errors by removing excessive corneal tissue in the form of a lenticule through a small incision of 2-3 mm.

  • It is an upgrade from ReLEx SMILE, utilizing state-of-the-art Visumax 800 femtosecond laser from Carl Zeiss Meditec, Germany.

The benefits of Super ReLEx (SMILE PRO) compared to ReLEx SMILE

  • The laser process takes only 8-10 seconds, about three times faster than ReLEx SMILE, reducing the chance of postoperative complications and increasing the level of patient comfort during surgery.

  • Better quality of vision and faster visual recovery

Super ReLEx (SMILE Pro) Technology

  • Using the Visumax 800 femtosecond laser from Carl Zeiss, Germany.

Super ReLEx (SMILE Pro) Procedure

  • The Visumax 800 Femtosecond Laser penetrates into the cornea and creates an inner lenticule without destroying the outermost layers.

  • A small incision (2-3 mm.) on the side of the cornea is created with the Visumax 800 Femtosecond Laser.

  • The lenticule is removed.

Advantages of Super ReLEx (SMILE Pro)

  • The cornea retains its natural shape because no flap is created.

  • High precision and predictability with the lowest enhancement rates compared with other procedures.

  • Fewer side effects (such as eye dryness, night glare).

  • Able to correct myopia and astigmatism combined up to -13.00 Diopter).

  • Quickest recovery.

  • Pain-free procedure.

  • Bladeless and all femtosecond technology.

  • Small incision and flapless procedure.

Technology comparison

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Limitation of Super ReLEx (SMILE Pro)

  • Super ReLEx (SMILE Pro) cannot be used to correct farsightedness.

The qualifications of a suitable candidate for Super ReLEx (SMILE Pro) at TRSC generally include

  • People who are at least 18 years of age and have had stable vision for at least one year. (All minors under age 20 are required to have a legal guardian present to give consent for medical treatment. TRSC has the right to refuse service if there is no guardian present)

  • People who have no corneal diseases or other eye diseases, for example; significant retinal degeneration, severe eye dryness.

  • People who have no complicating diseases, which may affect the eye’s healing process, such as SLE (lupus), Sjogren’s syndrome, Psoriasis and diabetes (not well-controlled) or other auto-immune diseases.

  • Women who are not pregnant or breastfeeding.

  • Not taking any psychiatric medications or being under the treatment for psychological disorders.

  • Must have the pre-operative eye examination performed by TRSC in order to make certain that all measurements meet our standards and a good candidate for laser eye surgery.

  • People who have a complete and detailed understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of Super ReLEx (SMILE Pro) and have realistic expectations of the outcomes.

Preparation for the preoperative eye examination (WU) and Super ReLEx (SMILE Pro) at TRSC

  • Refrain from wearing contact lenses prior to the pre-operative eye examination. You may use your glasses during the time you are not wearing your contact lenses. The amount of time required to stay out of contact lenses is the following.

    • Soft lenses: At least 3 days before the examination.

    • Rigid Gas Permeable (RGP) lenses or Semi-hard lenses: At least 14 days before the examination.

  • Stop the use of certain medications. Please be aware that certain medications need to be discontinued for a certain period of time before the examination and surgery.

    • Oral isotretinoin medication for acne treatment such as Roaccutane, Acnotin, Isotretneed to be stopped at least one month before you can have the preoperative examination and surgery. Roaccutane causes dry eyes which can interfere with the surgery results.

    • If you are taking any medication, please notify your doctor, especially if you are taking medications for diabetes, hypertension, cholesterol, thyroid and all kinds of sleeping pill. You may still take medication as usual.

  • The preoperative eye examination will take approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes.

  • Please note that the doctor who conducts the examination will be your surgeon. If you have preferred doctor, please specify.

  • The results of your preoperative eye examination by a surgeon will be divided into the following 3 categories:

    • Your eyes are healthy and you are a suitable candidate for Super ReLEx (SMILE Pro) surgery. You have a very good chance of success and the risks involved are minimal and fall in the normal range. You may make an appointment for Super ReLEx (SMILE Pro) right away or at your convenience.

    • You are not a candidate for Super ReLEx (SMILE Pro) surgery. The reasons could be due to your eye health, general health, or mental health. The doctor may advise other ways to treat your refractive errors such as PRK or ICL (Implantable Collamer Lens), which is an alternative option for your surgery. The doctor will provide additional details for your consideration.

    • You may be a candidate for Super ReLEx (SMILE Pro) surgery. Depending on your examination results, you may be a candidate if your eyes are treated properly so that your eye health is normal and in good condition for surgery. Some examples include dry eyes, allergic reactions from contact lens wear, and eye diseases such as retinal problems or glaucoma.

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