20 Mar '17, 5pm

"Eye on Lasik" via @thenewpaper

"Eye on Lasik" via @thenewpaper

Lasik is the most frequently performed procedure to correct myopia (short-sightedness) and astigmatism, said Dr Cordelia Chan, consultant eye surgeon at Eye Surgeons @ Novena / Ophthalmic Consultants. However, it is not without risks and side effects. WHAT IT INVOLVES Myopia-correcting surgery is also known as refractive surgery. According to Dr Christopher Khng, consultant ophthalmologist and medical director of Eyewise Vision Clinic, it can be done through Lasik or PRK (photorefractive keratectomy) carried out on the cornea. Another option would be implantable collamer lenses. "In Lasik, a corneal flap is created with an automated blade or a laser," said Dr Khng. Health Intense workouts could reduce men's libido Mar 20, 2017 "Then it is lifted out of the way, and the degree correction is lasered onto the remaining corneal bed. "This reshapes the cornea so the eye has the...

Full article: http://www.tnp.sg/lifestyle/health/eye-lasik

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