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cataract

What is cataract?

  • A cataract is clouding of the eye’s natural lens, which in turn causes deterioration of vision.
  • It is a natural process of aging. Every person gets it, sooner or later.
  • The eye lens is made mostly of water and protein .As lens ages, the protein it is made of degenerates and becomes cloudy. This blocks some light from reaching the retina and interferes with one’s vision.

What are the symptoms of cataract??
Cataract makes once –simple tasks difficult or impossible to perform, on account of:

 
  • Cloudy or blurruy vision.
  • Changes in the way you see colors.
  • Sensitivity to bright lamps or the sun.
  • Poor night vision.
  • Frequent changes in your eye glass prescription.
 

Microincision Cataract Surgery
Cataract extraction with phacoemulsification and implantation of a foldable lens.

  • Stitch less, bloodless , painless.
  • Least chances of infection.
  • Minimum post- op precautions.
  • Quicker healing and recovery.
 
Phacoemulsification

Phacoemulsification is a surgical procedure by which a clouded lens is extracted by fragmenting it into tiny pieces with ultrasound energy and aspirated out with a suction device.

When should you under surgery?
The sooner the better. As one gets older, other medical complications could arise that prevent surgery. Moreover with the best treatment available today, you can enhance your vision immediately.

REMEMBER

  • Cataract is not a disease, it is a natural process of aging .78% of people over the age of 50 have a cataract developing.
  • Only surgery can restore vision to an eye with a cataract.
  • Micro-incision surgery i.e. phacoemulsification with foldable lens is the best available treatment option.
  • Don’t lose out when you can have the best available treatment option and gat reimbursement too.
Monofocal Lenses

Normal lenses provide either sharp distance vision or near vision and they are called monofocal lenses. Therefore the patient has to depend upon glasses for either near or distance vision. Blue bolcks IOLs, Toric IOL, Hydrophobic IOL & Hydrophilic IOL, Silicon IOL are other thpes of IOL.

Toric

If you depend on eyeglasses, you may have experienced the inconvenience of not being able to find your glasses are easily when you really need them. Eyeglasses are easily lost or damaged, expensive to replace, and inconvenient to clean and maintain. The more active you are, the more eyeglasses interfere with your lifestyle by complicating your participation daily and recreational activities.

Many people do not like the “look” of glasses and prefer another type of vision correction, such as contact lenses. “Toric” contact lenses designed to correct Astigmatism are an option; however, some users find them uncomfortable and experience difficulty in adjusting to wearing them.

There are several surgical option your surgeon may choose to treat Astigmatism, such as LASIK Laser vision correction, Astigmatic Keratotomy (AK) ,or Limbal Relaxing Incisions(LRI).However, if you are planning to have surgery to remove a Cataract, you now have an additional option…an implantable lens that makes it possible to treat the Cataract and correct Corneal Astigmatism at the same time .we will recommend the option that is best for you.

Multifocal Lenses

Freedom from Glasses after Phaco Surgery.

They have the capability to provide both distance and near vision with no OR much re-duced dependence on glasses.

How do they work?

It has a diffractive surface which controls the light energy going into the eye.

This helps you to focus sharply on objects which are near or far without much dependence on spectacles.


Advantage of Multifocal IOLs

  • Reduce dependence on glasses for routine activities.
  • Provide excellent Distance, Intermediate and Near Vision

LASIK

What is LASIK?

  • Laser Assisted in Situ Keratomileusis ,or Lasik ,is most performed Refractive surgery in the world.Millions of eyes are treated world over every year. It is the safest method in which there is no pain, no dressing and is of few seconds. Patient can resume his or her work from very next day. Lasik is an out patient surgical procedure used to treat myopia (nearsightedness), hypropia (farsightedness) and astigmatism .With LASIK your Eye Surgeon uses a microsurgical instrument and a laser to reshape the cornea (the clear covering of the eye) to improve the way the eye focuses light rays onto the retina.
  • LASIK eliminates your dependence on glasses and contact lenses. Almost every Patient achieves normal vision after Lsikj Laser procedure. Lasik corrects distant vision one may need reading glasses after the age of 42 yrs.

Wavefront aided Lasik Laser procedure
(Customised Corneal Ablaton)

    • This Waveforont technology helps in improving qualitative vision after surgery. It also eliminates or reduces post-operative night vision problems.
    • In this procedure wavefront analyzer (aberrometer) maps the cornea’s 30,000 points for treating higher order aberrations.
    • The data collected with this WAVEFORNT ANALYZER (Aberrometer)is transferred to the Excimer Laser unit for Wavefornt guided Laser procedure.
Glaucoma

The word glaucoma actually means clouded in Greek.

It is one of the most common causes of irreversible blindness throughout the world


What is Glaucoma?
It is a group of eye diseases usually characterized by increased pressure within the eye and resulting loss of vision. Although the vision loss caused by glaucoma is irreversible, medication or surgery can usually control the pressure within the eye and slow or halt the progression of the disease. If glaucoma is diagnosed in its early stages, it can be treated effectively, and vision can usually be preserved.

What are the various type of glaucoma?

They are 2 major types
1. Acute glaucoma (also known as angle closure glaucoma)
2. Chronic glaucoma (open angle glaucoma)


Normally the fluid inside the eye (aqueous humor) is produced inside the eye by the ciliary body and flows out into the veins through trabecular meshwork, a sieve-like structure in the angle between the cornea (the transparent layer of tissue at the front of the eye) and the iris (the colored part of the eye). Any abnormality in the outflow of this aqueous humor results in its accumulation inside the eye and hence increased pressure.

Pterygium

What is Pterygium?

Pterygium is a pinkish-yellow, triangular, wing shaped growth or an encroachment of skin(conjunctiva)on the cornea. Mostly, it occurs on the nasal side (inner side of the eye) and in some cases it can occur both nasally & temporally (outer side of the eye).In rare cases, It can occur only on the temporal side. Mostly it affects 20 to 40 years of age group.

Preventing Pterygium :
The best method preventing pterygium is to regularly wear UV400 rated sunglasses in sunny condition. Sunglasses with a wrap-around design provide better protection than those with large gaps between the sunglass frame and the skin around the eyes. Wearing a hat with a wide brim provides valuable additional protection.
The patients should avoid the direct exposure to dusty, sunny and windy climate in order to avoid possibility of recurrence of the disease process


 
 
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