Is laser surgery for visual defects (Myopia, Astigmatism, Hyperopia) relatively new, or is there enough experience? Creado por: Equipo médico Bogotá Laser 10 octubre, 2023 Refractive surgery with Excimer Laser was patented in 1983 by Dr. Steve Trokel, and the first surgery was performed in 1987 in New Orleans. The first laser arrived in Colombia in 1992. Comparte Is laser surgery for visual defects (Myopia, Astigmatism, Hyperopia, Presbyopia) better than surgery with incisions or radial keratotomy? What alternatives do I have if the price prevents me from undergoing surgery?