Ophthalmology

Medical interventions in ophthalmology include treatment of infections, management of glaucoma, and correction of refractive errors. Eye surgeries are the multiple procedures that a doctor might consider for managing cataracts, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, refractive errors, and pediatric eye ailments. Amongst all the eye surgeries, laser surgeries form the best, simple, and safest surgical option, especially for short and long-sightedness. It serves as the best alternative for eyeglasses or contact lenses.

Some of the procedures performed in the field of ophthalmology include LASIK, cataract surgery, photorefractive keratectomy, laser surgery for glaucoma, vitrectomy for diabetic retinopathy, and age-related macular degeneration surgery. Basic glaucoma surgery and cataract surgery are the most common procedures routinely performed by an ophthalmologist.

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Procedures

Procedures of Ophthalmology

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Implantable Contact Lenses

Implantable contact lenses (ICL) are the best solution for people with vision problems such as severe myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness) and astigmatism (cylindrical power). As the name suggests, implantable lenses are lenses that are implanted in front of the natural…

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Cornea Transplant

Cornea transplant is a surgical procedure performed to replace the damaged part of the cornea with a healthy cornea tissue from the donor. It can improve the shape and structure of the diseased or damaged cornea, restore the vision and…

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LASIK (laser in-situ keratomileusis)

LASIK is a surgical procedure performed to correct the vision in people with refractive errors. In this surgery, the cornea, part of the eye that focuses the light on the retina to create an image, is reshaped. This reshaping is…

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Retinal Detachment Surgery

Do you have blurred vision? It might be a sign of retinal detachment. Do not ignore it, as it may lead to permanent blindness.  Retina is a thin layer of light-sensitive tissue present at the back of the eye. The…

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