Refractive surgery for myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism and farsightedness (presbyopia)
Refractive surgery as a means of avoiding dependence on glasses or contact lenses to correct refractive disorders (myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism), is a method that has gained currency dramatically in recent years. His practice is not new, it has been doing since the 40s, though, in the last 15 years has reached higher levels of efficacy and safety. The appearance of excimer lasers has improved the results motivating the dramatic increase in demand. Remember that although assisted laser treatments are the most popular, there are other alternatives that should be evaluated in each patient, even going to cases where it is necessary to resort to a combination of several techniques.