Lasik surgery is performed to correct hyperopia, myopia, and astigmatism. A highly specialized laser is used to reshape the cornea. This improves vision and reduces/eliminates the need for corrective eyewear. The surgery is done only on patients aged 18 years or more.
Why it is needed
Conditions in which Lasik surgery is prescribed:
- Myopia, short-sightedness or near-sightedness
- Hyperopia, far-sightedness or long-sightedness