Laser eye surgery involves the reshaping of the cornea, at the front of the eye, by using a laser. This then corrects focusing problems.
The correction of short-sightedness, a condition also known as myopia, is the most common use for laser eye surgery. Laser eye surgery is also used in the treatment of very mild long-sightedness and mild astigmatism.
The procedure performed in Malta is Lasek. Not every one is suitable for the procedure and thus must first undergo a prelaser assessment to determine suitability.
For further information the St James Eye Department, Sliema will be able to assist you.