eye surgeries are mainly done to remove refractive errors such as myopia,
hyperopia, presbyopia, astigmatism to improve eye vision. It is mainly done by
reshaping the irregular cornea to fix the refractive errors. Refractive
surgeries have undergone extensive advancements from rudimentary science to
innovative ophthalmology. Most of the aging population has resulted in
refractive errors. It is being estimated in continents like U.S. and Europe
that the refractive ailments have affected more than 40% of the population. The
most effective and commonly used procedure for curing these ailments is LASIK.
Global ailment among all refractive errors found all over the world is myopia.
Introduction to outpatient procedures like laser-assisted in situ
keratomileusis and advancements in refractive surgical techniques has set new
trends in eye surgery techniques
- Laser-assisted in situ Keratomileusis
- Small Incision Lenticule Extraction
- Transepithelial photorefractive keratectomy