Kerala Journal of Ophthalmology

: 2022  |  Volume : 34  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 12--18

Refractive Corneal surgeries: A Review

Jyothi Vengalil Menon 
 Jyothi The Lasik Vision Centre, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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Dr. Jyothi Vengalil Menon
Villa 141, Ferns Habitat, Doddenakundi, Bengaluru - 560 037, Karnataka

Refractive corneal surgeries are procedures for correction of refractive errors. Modern keratorefractive procedures include laser in situ keratomileusis, surface ablation, relatively newer refractive lenticule extraction, and corneal inlays. This article aims to present an overview of currently performed refractive corneal procedures. Basic aspects of patient selection, principles, advantages, limitations, complications, and clinical outcomes are discussed.

How to cite this article:
Menon JV. Refractive Corneal surgeries: A Review.Kerala J Ophthalmol 2022;34:12-18

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Menon JV. Refractive Corneal surgeries: A Review. Kerala J Ophthalmol [serial online] 2022 [cited 2022 Jun 28 ];34:12-18
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