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Table 1 Number of refractive procedures (eyes), reported into the database, between February 4 th 2004 and June 30 th 2014

From: The European registry of quality outcomes for cataract and refractive surgery (EUREQUO): a database study of trends in volumes, surgical techniques and outcomes of refractive surgery

Refractive procedure Number of procedures Procedures in per cent
LASIK 11697 44.0
LASEK 5342 20.1
PRK 4656 17.5
Phakic IOL AC 1376 5.2
RLE 1155 4.3
Epi-LASIK 877 3.3
Phakic IOL PC 316 1.2
Other 1179 4.4
  1. LASIK = Laser-assisted in-situ keratomileusis, LASEK = Laser-Assisted Subepithelial Keratectomy, PRK = Photorefractive Keratectomy, Phakic IOL AC = Phakic intra-ocular lens in anterior chamber, RLE = Refractive Lens Exchange, Epi-LASIK = Epithelial LASIK, Phakic IOL PC = Phakic intra-ocular lens in posterior chamber.