There are three forms of surgery - LASIK, ASLA and SMILE. The procedure that's right for you will be determined during your initial assessment.
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In order to correct a refractive error such as short-sightedness, long-shortsightedness and astigmatism. The most commonly performed form of laser eye surgery is LASIK. This involves creating a hinged flap
in the 'window' of the cornea. This gives the surgeon access to the layer of the cornea that needs reshaping. Once vision is corrected and the flap is replaced, healing begins quickly afterwards. Learn more
This involves applying the laser directly to the surface of the eye. The outcome is exactly the same as LASIK, however, recovery time for this form of laser vision correction is longer. Learn more about ASLA.
This is the latest form of laser eye surgery and is, in effect, keyhole surgery. The laser makes a minuscule incision in the side of the cornea and creates a sliver of tissue which the surgeon then removes, thus reshaping the cornea and restoring vision. Learn more about SMILE laser eye surgery.
This is the name of a fleshy growth that gradually spreads over the inside of white of the eye. It's caused by extended exposure to sun, sand and wind - which is why pterygium is also it's called 'surfer's eye'.