Laser Epithelial Keratomileusis – LASEK is a variation of both the PRK and LASIK laser eye surgeries. The surgeon loosened the the outer layer of the cornea known as the epithelium with an alcohol solution during the procedure. The thin layer is then pushed aside. The cornea of the patient is reshaped with the laser for vision correction in the same way as standard LASIK and PRK. The outer epithelial layer is now replaced with a contact lens.
Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE)
For improved and better results, more people are choosing refractive lens exchange – RLE procedure now a days. Since the introduction of intraocular lenses – IOL, over 50 million IOL lenses have been implanted in patients around the world. Refractive lens exchange – RLE is almost similar to cataract surgery, but the reasons to perform this surgery are different.
Implantable Collamer Lens - ICL
Do you wear glasses or contact lenses to help you see objects that are in the distance? You are nearsighted (a condition called myopia). This is a type of focusing error that results in blurry distance vision and can be corrected with glasses, contact lenses or eye surgery. One option is called the Implantable Collamer Lens (ICL) which corrects nearsightedness the same way as glasses or contact lenses do.