The cornea is most external part of the eye, it is the cover of the eye, it is clear and it has an optic function. Refractive Surgery is an important part of cornea surgery. This surgery corrects refraction defects (myopia, hypermetropie and astigmatism) in order to reach an optimum vision without depending on glasses or contact lenses.

Ocular Laser surgery is a fast, painless and personalized technique carried out with the use of topic anaesthesia (drops).

Ocular laser surgery uses Excimer Lasers to implement the Lasik technique in order to correct dioptries by re-shaping the curvature of the corneal surface to allow objects to come into focus in the correct point of the retina.

Myopia is a defect in the refraction of the eye that makes light from distant objects converge before reaching the retina. Eyes which are thus affected are therefore longer at the back than healthy eyes (emmetrope); for this reason, myopia produces bad vision at a distance and normally stabilizes in a person around 20 years of age.

Hypermetropia is the exact opposite of myopia, where the eye is shorter at the back than normal; making light from objects converge behind the retina. All children are born with hypermetropia but as they grow, this diminishes until vision is clear in most cases.

Astigmatism is a defect whereby light that is propagated in two perpendicular planes have a different focus due to the cornea being more curved on one side. To have clear vision, the cornea must be transparent, smooth and have a uniform curve in all directions. Astigmatism generally provokes blurry and distorted vision.

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