RLE (refractive lens exchange) is the most suitable surgical option for age-related vision loss. It is also an option for severe myopia, severe hyperopia and severe astigmatism. RLE is similar to modern cataract surgery, where the natural lens is replaced with permanent intraocular lens. RLE is often recommended for patients over the age of 50 […]
ICL (implantable contact lens) is a contact lens implanted over the eye’s existing lens. The ICL is a very thin lens similar to a normal prescription contact lens and works in much the same way to adjust and improve vision. ICL has the advantage of being reversible and is used for higher prescription corrections or […]
LASIK (laser assisted in situ keratomileusis) is the most common type of laser eye surgery performed. LASIK’s eye-tracking technology is based on that used at NASA and enables surgeons to track the eye during surgery at several hundred times per second. LASIK involves the use of two lasers, the first to create a small flap […]
PRK (photorefractive keratectomy) is a type of laser eye surgery used for mild to moderate vision correction. PRK is one of the original laser eye surgeries, however, techniques have advanced over the years and it’s now often referred to as ASLA (advanced surface laser ablation) or Advanced PRK. PRK involves gently removing part of the […]
Laser treatment may also be as effective as eyedrops and used as initial treatment or in combination with eyedrops. MIGS implants maybe performed, particularly at the same time as cataract surgery to lower pressure instead of eye drops. While laser treatments are as effective as eye drops, they tend to wear off over time. MIGS implants […]
A common treatment for glaucoma is eye drops that they take indefinitely, either once a day or twice a day. Sometimes the first drop that you try may not be right for you and your doctor will prescribe an alternative. Some people need to be on 2 or 3 types of eye drops. Sometimes people […]
Visian ICL is a refractive implant to correct common vision issues like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness) and astigmatism.
The natural lens of the eye is removed and replaced with an artificial lens that is designed to put the eye in focus.
Who is suitable for eyelid revision surgery? Anyone who has undergone prior surgery or sustained eyelid trauma, who is unhappy with the outcome either aesthetically or because of symptoms related to poor lid position can be assessed. Your specialist will examine you and give possible treatment options that he feels would be beneficial. What does […]
In some patients with severe recurrent infections or deterioration of vision from scarring of the surface of the eye due to lack of protection by the eyelid, surgical treatment is absolutely necessary.