Part of the book: Astigmatism
This chapter describes current surgical techniques used to correct myopia, including laser correction (laser surgeries), incisional techniques, intrastromal corneal rings, phakic intraocular lenses, and refractive lensectomy. Contents are based on recent findings published in the medical literature and reflect the most advanced achievements in current refractive surgery for myopia. The chapter presents relevant information that patients, students, optometrists, orthoptists, ophthalmologists, as well as scientists involved in management of myopia need to know about this important topic.
Part of the book: Advances in Eye Surgery