What is SMILE laser?

Dougherty LaserVision is one of the latest eye care centers to offer ReLEx® SMILE.  ReLEx® SMILE is one of the most significant advances in laser eye surgery in the last 10 years. SMILE reduces or eliminates nearsightedness in certain patients 22 years of age or older.

Created by Carl Zeiss in Germany, SMILE provides a revolutionary minimally invasive treatment for the correction of myopia (nearsightedness) and astigmatism. SMILE combines the safety of traditional vision correction techniques like PRK and LASIK with even greater comfort and potentially greater precision.