Refractive surgery refers to eye operations for the purpose of correcting ametropia by means of a medical appliance or device, such as laser or implant (Phakic Intraocular Lens), or surgical instruments. (Source: Wikipedia)
Laser technology plays an increasingly important role due to its great precision and the absence of pain.
The most used procedures are as follows:
These operations are performed as outpatient surgery and under local anaesthesia.