Individuals who are said to be suffering from Nearsightedness, Farsightedness, astigmatism or presbyopia, are said to be having issues of refractive error. A refractive surgery is a method for correcting or improving your vision. Usually, it is done to get rid of or reduce dependence on glasses or contact lenses.
Refractive surgery for an individual is a good option if one,
- Is free of any eye disease
- Wish to decrease the dependence on glasses or contact lenses
- Accepts the inherent risks and potential side effects of the procedure
- Understand the fact that in some selected cases, one could still need glasses or contacts after the procedure to achieve the best vision
Among the various methods of Refractive Surgery, most of them corrects an individual’s vision by reshaping of their cornea, the clear front part of one’s eye, which lets light travel through it and focus properly on the back of eye or retina. Other procedures of Refractive Surgery add new lens or replace one’s natural lens.