The surgery was introduced by Russians. In this radial cuts are made on the cornea which flattens the cornea on healing, reducing the myopia. The surgery is basically a cosmetic surgery.


Good for myopia upto 6 dioptres.

Risks and complications

Glare on looking at light source.

Under or over correction.

Fluctuation in vision lasts for few months.

Rupture of cornea: The scars get healed but make the cornea weak and the cornea perforates easily after injury. So must be avoided in persons involved in sports like boxing & Security personals etc.



Increasing Eye Diseases | Blepharitis
Headache |Refractive Errors | Myopia/Shortsightedness | C S R
Hypermetropia | Astigmatism | Presbyopia | Amblyopia/Lazy Eye |
Contact Lenses
Radial Keratotomy | PRK | Lasik | Intra Corneal Rings | Phakic Implants | Squint | Cataract | Glaucoma
 Glaucoma Medications
| Retinal Holes/Tears | Retinal Detachment | Diabetic Retinopathy | Retinitis Pigmentosa | Pterygium
Macular Degeneration | Uveitis | Dry Eye | Computer Vision Syndrome | UV Rays & Eye Diseases | SnowBlindness/Photo Keratitis