If you have a refractive error, such as nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia), astigmatism or presbyopia, refractive surgery is a method for correcting or improving your vision. There are various surgical procedures for correcting or adjusting your eye's focusing ability by :
1.reshaping the cornea, or clear, round dome at the front of your eye. The most widely performed type of refractive surgery is LASIK (laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis), where a laser is used to reshape the cornea.
Almosawi eye center has the latest Lasik machine from Nidek:
Nidek Advanced Vision Excimer Laser System
The EC-5000 Quest is one of the most reliable excimer lasers on the market today. The ergonomic EC-5000 Quest is designed to reduce or eliminate myopia and hyperopia, with or without astigmatism, and offers the latest in advanced technology — all without per-procedure fees.Key Features:
The unique OPD-Scan III is an advanced vision-assessment system that combines topography, wavefront, autorefraction, keratometry, and pupillometry — allowing accurate and reliable analysis of corneal aberration. All options are available and customized for each person.
Other procedures involve implanting a lens inside your eye.