Laser Eye Surgery
Although referred to as a Laser Eye Surgery, this is a treatment which has no incisions made. The Laser eye surgery is a process of reshaping the cornea (the clear layer of the eye) with the help of a laser beam. There are two types of treatments for Laser eye surgery; they are Laser-Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis AKA LASIK and Laser-Assisted Sub-Epithelial Keratectomy AKA LASEK
Cataract Surgery helps in removing the crystalline lenses of the eyes and replacing them with Artificial intraocular lenses or implants by making a small incision. This surgery helps to restore the vision that has reduced due to cataracts. In most cases, the success rate of a Cataract surgery is very high.
Glaucoma is a progressive condition which results in loss of vision because of the damaged caused to the optic nerve. This condition is caused due to various reasons like diabetes and can affect people of any age. Laser trabeculoplasty, trabeculectomy, drainage implant surgery are just some of the many types of Surgery available for people with Glaucoma.
AKA Corneal grafting or Corneal Transplant is a surgical procedure that is done to replace the diseases damaged cornea with a donated graft AKA corneal tissue.
A donor is generally a diseased person who has no medical conditions or illness that can affect the corneal tissue in any way.
Vitreous Retinal Surgery
Under the Vitreous Retinal Surgery, the specialist does a surgical procedure near the eye cavity that is filled with vitreous humor gel. This helps them to get better access to the eye and allows the specialist to remove or repair the scarred tissue. The procedure is helpful for repairing the retinal detachments and macular holes treatment with the help of laser treatment.
Eye Muscle Surgery
Eye muscle surgery is recommended to correct eye wiggling aka nystagmus or eye misalignment AKA strabismus. Through this surgery, the eye/eyes position can be adjusted by moving the any/all muscles of the eye. General anesthesia is given before the surgery and the duration can range anywhere between 45 minutes to 2 hours depending on the correction that has to be made.
It is also known as Eye Plastic Surgery, Oculofacial or Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive.
This surgical procedure helps in dealing with the surgical and medical management of abnormalities and deformities of the bony socket (orbit), the tear system (lacrimal system) and the eyelids.
This is a very delicate and sensitive procedure which has to be done by an Oculoplastic Surgeon.