Refractive lens exchange, also called lens replacement surgery or clear lens extraction, which covers the patients surface of the eye or inside the eye.
Myopia or nearsightedness is a refractive condition that causes blurred vision when looking far away (distance). The condition is very common, affecting approximately 30 percent of the total worlds population. The condition usually develops in childhood and gradually progress throughout adolescence. Myopia is easily diagnosed with a comprehensive eye exam and corrected with various treatments, including glasses, contact lenses or refractive surgery.