The Different Types of Laser Eye Surgery

Currently there are five main types of laser eye surgery correcting the need for glasses or contact lenses. The final decision as to which type of refractive surgery is appropriate for your needs will be determined after consultation with your ophthalmic surgeon Dr Phillip McGeorge.

Perth Laser Vision are at the forefront of technology, offering the latest advancements for laser eye vision correction. Dr Phillip McGeorge is constantly updating his skill base to internationally recognised standards with innovative procedures to rectify over 90% of visual related eye conditions.

Laser Refractive Surgery is available for:

LASIK – Laser Vision Correction

LASIK is the most commonly performed laser eye surgery to treat myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness) and astigmatism. Ideally suited for people with an active lifestyle. Read more


SMILE is a variation of LASIK where a small sliver of corneal tissue is separated from the rest of the cornea by laser and then manually removed through a small incision.  At present this is principally used for moderate and high myopia (shortsightedness). Read more


Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK) differs from LASIK in that it involves the complete removal of the surface layer of the cornea (epithelium) before the laser correction begins. This is typically only useful for low refractive errors due to potential scarring. Read more

Multi-focal Lens Implants

This procedure involves replacing the natural lens of the eye with an artificial lens of the required power to provide better unaided vision.

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