Refractive Surgery (LASIK and Advance Surface Ablation)
Refractive surgery is the term used to describe surgical procedures that correct refractive errors and help patients to be independent or less dependent of spectacles and contact lenses.
Since LASIK and refractive surgery started in the 1990s, and was eventually offered in Singapore in 1996, the advancement in technology for these surgeries have improved remarkably over the years.
Besides the technology, cornea and refractive specialists have also come to learn and understand the behavior of the cornea and outcome of such refractive surgeries a lot more.
The advancement in laser technology, treatment, diagnostic and the deeper understanding of the cornea and refractive surgery makes LASIK surgery effective, predictable and safe.
Refractive errors that are correctable are: