This procedure reshapes the cornea to correct vision problems including short sightedness, far sightedness and astigmatism.
Which diseases does it treat?
It is used to treat short sightedness, far sightedness and astigmatism.
How is it implemented?
A thin flap is created on the cornea after which the excimer laser reshapes the cornea to correct the error. The surface of the cornea is corrected using the laser.
What are its features?
It is quick and the treatment gives permanent results. Patients no longer require glasses or contact lenses following treatment.