Nidek EC-5000? anyone

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Nidek EC-5000? anyone

Postby fob » Sat Feb 16, 2008 8:15 pm

Got a quote for a Nidek? $2200 for both eyes or

Bausch and Lomb Wavefront for $3600

i am -3.5 in both eyes

anyone experiences with the Nidek machine?
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Postby kness2 » Sun Feb 24, 2008 11:04 am

If you read my post in "Comparing the Latest Lasers Available" you can see my comments.

The B&L is almost one half generation behind the latest technology, and the Nidek is one generation below. The spot size on the Nidek is 1mm. I was considering getting Nidek until I did a little bit of research and found that the company had been sued and had not come out with any new advances in quite a while. They probably have less money for R&D as a result.

For the same price you can get the Wavelight Eye-Q 400mhz or the Wavelight Concerto 500mhz.
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