It is procedure performed for getting rid of near vision glasses in patients over 45 yrs. Of age & having minimum on no. distant vision glasses.
Near vision CK uses radio waves, instead of a laser or scalpel, to reshape the cornea & bring near vision back into focus. Near vision CK is performed using a small probe. Thinner than a strand of human hair, that releases radio waves. The probe is applied in a circular pattern creates a constructive band (like the tightening of a belt), increasing the overall curvature of the cornea. The procedure takes less than five minutes, is done with tropical anesthesia (eye drop).
No. Near Vision CK is performed without the cutting or removal of tissue. It is a safe, minimally invasive procedure for people who struggle to read a newspaper, menu, alarm clock, or computer.