Laser eye surgery
Freedom from glasses and contact lenses
Welcome to Laser Eye Surgery at Duchy Hospital in Truro. We
offer laser eye correction surgery for patients wishing to have the
freedom of not wearing glasses or contact lenses.
You don’t need to travel far to have your consultation and
tests, as Duchy Hospital has invested in advanced technology to
provide this service locally for you.
Our surgeon, Mr S Kumar, consultant ophthalmologist works in the
NHS and private sector. Apart from laser surgery he also
specialises in other eye problems like keyhole cataract operations,
corneal transplants, etc. He provides a sympathetic and caring
service for all his patients and will provide a dedicated treatment
plan specifically for you.
What does Lasik stand for?
LASIK is an abbreviated term for ‘Laser Assisted in situ
It uses a combination of advanced microsurgery and Excimer Laser
to re-shape the cornea.
Laser re-shaping of the cornea alters the focusing power of the
eye, allowing it to become less dependent on glasses and contact