Myopia surgery

Cirugía de miopía
Myopia is a refractive error that prevents the eye from focusing on objects that are far away. It is caused by an enlargement of the eye. It usually develops between the ages of 10 and 25, although it can occur at any age. The important thing is to identify it so that it can be corrected or treated. Learn more about this increasingly common condition among people, which is currently one of the priorities in the attention of eye surgery centers like Bogota Laser Ocular Surgery Center in the case of myopia surgery.  


  • Genetic predisposition
  • Cataract
  • Keratoconus diagnosis
  • Prematurity
  • Extended near work


  • Poor distance vision.
  • Lack of awareness of poor lighting.
  • Headaches.
  • Blurry vision.
  • Eye redness.


The diagnosis is made through a visual examination to determine the patient's visual acuity. Depending on the results, the ophthalmologist assesses the degree of myopia using a refractive test to measure the eye's visual power.


The treatment of myopia aims to improve the vision of patients who have difficulty seeing objects in the distance by helping to focus light on the retina. This can be achieved through myopia surgery, which eliminates the need for glasses and improves patients' quality of life. It also includes periodic monitoring of complications associated with the disease, such as glaucoma, cataracts, retinal tears and detachments, and damage to the central areas of the retina. Myopia can be treated with:


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