What is refractive surgery?
Refractive surgery includes all those procedures that correct refractive defects, ie myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism and presbyopia. Laser correction of refractive defects is renowned worldwide. Laser is widely used is both ophthalmology and refractive surgery. The experience is not new to ophthalmology. We have experience in excess of 20 years, however, the evolution of laser technology now allows us to have much better, functional and predictable outcomes.
If you have ever imagined yourself without glasses or contact lenses, laser correction at the Athens Eye Hospital is the appropriate choice. Scientific and technological evolution in a state-of-the-art and comfortable area are available for you to quickly and painlessly rid yourself from glasses and contact lenses.
Theoretically, each person having a refractive defect may undergo corrective surgery, provided they consult their ophthalmologist and there are indications.
There is no best or worse technique. Ultimately, the results are equivalent. The surgeon selects the technique depending on the candidate's profile and
Before laser correction, certain pre-operative eye examinations and measurements must be carried out. These examinations and measurements are made with
It is imperative that you do not rub your eyes after the procedure or allow tap water to enter your eyes for the next 10 days. You must avoid makeup and