Case ReportFlap Folds After Femtosecond LASIKBiser, Seth A. MD; Bloom, Adam H. MD; Donnenfeld, Eric D. MD; Perry, Henry D. MD; Solomon, Renée MD; Doshi, Sima MDAuthor Information From Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island, Rockville Centre, NY. Accepted May 9, 2003. Address correspondence and reprint requests to Dr. E.D. Donnenfeld, 2000 North Village Avenue, Suite 402, Rockville Centre, NY 11570; e-mail: email@example.com Dr. Biser was supported by a fellowship stipend from the Heed Ophthalmic Foundation. Eye & Contact Lens: Science & Clinical Practice: October 2003 - Volume 29 - Issue 4 - p 252-254 doi: 10.1097/01.icl.0000081600.43438.4B Buy Metrics Abstract Purpose To report a case of bilateral flap folds after a laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) procedure in which the flap was created by the femtosecond laser. Methods Retrospective chart review. Results A 43-year-old white woman underwent bilateral simultaneous LASIK. The corneal flap was created with the femtosecond laser. Postoperatively, the patient noted significantly decreased visual acuity, glare, and haloes. She was diagnosed with corneal flap striae, which were treated unsuccessfully with a lifting and stretching procedure, but responded to subsequent bilateral flap suturing. Conclusions Despite the increased accuracy in flap creation with the femtosecond laser, large flap folds may develop. © 2003 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.