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Experience Canterbury Eye Specialists Conductive Keratoplasty (CK) is an exciting new procedure designed to treat farsightedness and presbyopia without using 
a laser.
If you need glasses or contact lenses to achieve normal vision, you have what is called “refractive error”. This means your eyes are normal except they are out of focus.
 
Refractive Surgery
 
  If you need glasses or contact lenses to achieve normal vision, you have what is called “refractive error”. This means your eyes are normal except they are out of focus.

If you would like to be less dependent on glasses or contact lenses, surgery for eyesight correction (Refractive surgery) may be for you.
 
Refractive surgery corrects focus problems by altering either the cornea or the internal lens system of the eye
Refractive surgery corrects focus problems by altering either the cornea or the internal lens system of the eye. Refractive conditions and the surgical options are listed below.
Click below Select your eyesight problem from the table below and click on the surgical options to find out more about the available procedures.
Medical term Common term Symptoms Severity Surgical options
Myopia Short-sightedness Blurred for distance Up to –8 diptres Laser eye surgery
      Up to –20 dioptres ICL
      Over 45, > - 8 dioptres Lensectomy
IOL
Hyperopia Long-sighted Blurred for near Up to +3.5 dioptres Laser eye surgery
    Reading glasses early Up to +2.5 dioptres Conductive Keratoplasty
(CK)
    Distance glasses in later age Up to +20 dioptres ICL
      Over 45, > +3.5 dioptres Lensectomy
IOL
Astigmatism
  Blur for distance and near   Laser eye surgery
        Astigmatic keratotomy
Presbyopia Aging eyes Arms not long enough   Lensectomy
IOL
Conductive Keratoplasty
(CK)
    Need glasses to read    
 
Fees
Refractive surgery fees are not covered by Medicare or private health insurance. However, you may get some benefit when these costs are included in your annual taxation return.
 
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