Advertisement

Common Instruments Used in Refractive Surgeries

  • Monika Balyan
  • Chintan Malhotra
  • Arun K. Jain
Chapter
Part of the Current Practices in Ophthalmology book series (CUPROP)

Abstract

Refractive surgeries are performed with the aim of decreasing or eliminating dependency on glasses or contact lenses. These include various methods of surgical reshaping of the cornea (keratomileusis), implantation of phakic intraocular lenses (IOLs) or clear lens extractions with IOL implantation.

Suggested Reading

Copyright information

© Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Monika Balyan
    • 1
  • Chintan Malhotra
    • 1
  • Arun K. Jain
    • 1
  1. 1.Cataract and Refractive Services, Department of Ophthalmology, Advanced Eye CentrePost Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER)ChandigarhIndia

Personalised recommendations