n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - More about : refractive surgery - where do we stand?
|Article Title||More about : refractive surgery - where do we stand?|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Publication Date||Oct 2007|
|Pages||491 - 493|
Refractive surgery corrects myopia, astigmatism and hyperopia. Spectacles and contact lenses are still a good option for patients who tolerate them well. However, the modern method of refractive correction is with surgery. Excimer laser ablation of the cornea, or lens implants, are the procedures most widely used.
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