Wavelight riding high on new Eye-Q approval

June 14, 2007

The US FDA has approved wavefront-guided and mixed astigmatism indications for WaveLight's Allegretto Wave Eye-Q system.

The US FDA has approved wavefront-guided and mixed astigmatism indications for WaveLight's Allegretto Wave Eye-Q system.

The Eye-Q wavefront-guided LASIK procedure has been approved for the reduction or elimination of up to -7.00 D of spherical equivalent (SE) of myopia or myopia with astigmatism, with up to -7.00 D of spherical component and up to 3.00 D of astigmatic component at the spectacle plane.

The Eye-Q system has also been approved by the US regulatory body for the reduction or elimination of naturally occurring mixed astigmatism of up to 6.00 D at the spectacle plane