Eye Surgery

The various eye surgeries are laser eye surgery, cataract surgery, glaucoma surgery, canaloplasty, refractive surgeries, corneal surgery, vitreoretinal surgery, eye muscle surgery, oculoplastic surgery, surgery of the lacrimal apparatus, eye removal, etc. Eye surgery is done to treat cataract, glaucoma, refractive errors (myopia and hyperopia), etc.

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Can chronic eye dryness be cured?

Query: Hello doctor, I was diagnosed with chronic eye dryness a few years back. My eyes, particularly the right eye, felt dry, quite red and itchy, and always sticky when I woke up. I was prescribed an antibiotic drop for about a month and lubricating drops or gels for months afterward. These symptoms per...  Read Full »


Dr. Souhad

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your history and went through your assessment data, and here is my point of view. To start with, you have to understand that dry eye is a chronic condition, and unless you have been treated with the only existing agent for the treatment of such a condition (R...  Read Full »

After a paralysis attack, my uncle's right side vision is not perfect. Is this a permanent disability?

Query: Hello doctor,Four years ago, my uncle had a paralysis attack on the right side of the body. He has recovered now, except his right eye vision. He can clearly see straight and left, but not the right. He cannot see full 180 degrees. His age is 48 now. Is this a permanent disability or it can be cured...  Read Full »


Dr. Pooja Bandivadekar

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Stroke or paralysis results from hampered blood supply to the brain. Usually, the motor functions or muscle movements recover over time. However, the visual pathways are very slow to recover and recovery is suboptimal. So, the field defect that he has will persist and com...  Read Full »

How long to continue the eye drops after CXL eye surgery?

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter is 12 years old. She has undergone CXL surgery before a month. Due to pandemics, it is impossible to consult a doctor. After undergoing surgery, she uses Vigamox ophthalmic solution IP 0.5% three times a day and Carboxymethylcellulose eye drops IP five times a day. Is this ...  Read Full »


Dr. Asif Manzoor

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. CXL (corneal cross-linking) surgery is done for keratoconus. Usually, antibiotic drops are given for four to six weeks and so you can continue using Vigomax (Moxifloxacin) two to three times a day for six weeks. Lubricant or artificial tears can be used for the long...  Read Full »

Will the ophthalmologist be able to keep my head steady during YAG laser surgery?

Query: Hello doctor,I have technical questions regarding the YAG laser surgery. To remove a cloud in my eyes, which occurred many years after cataract surgery. I have a movement of my head, which is gentle, and I cannot rest my head comfortably on the equipment for the operation. Would an ophthalmologist h...  Read Full »


Dr. Asha Barboza

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for your query. Most YAG (yttrium aluminium garnet) capsulotomy machines come equipped with a headband to prevent head movements during the procedure, so you should not have anything to worry about. The procedure hardly takes five minutes and is not surgery. T...  Read Full »

What are the treatment options for refractive error of more than 6?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife is having a refractive error of more than 6 in both the eyes. Please suggest various treatment options available.  Read Full »


Dr. Dada Peer K

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are many treatment options available for management of this condition. The most popular and most frequently done are laser refractive surgeries like LASIK. The surgery is very safe and you can undergo the surgery to get rid of refractive errors. Please mention h...  Read Full »

How long does it take for the vision to improve after cataract surgery?

Query: Hello, my mom had epiretinal membrane removal surgery and cataract surgery altogether 12 days ago. Her eyelid is still swollen and red. She feels itchy, prickly and there are a lot of tears from the eye. Her vision has not improved much. it is very blurry, much blurry than before and she is so scare...  Read Full »


Dr. Mayuri Borgohain

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Thank you for your query. I can understand well about her problem. Please do not worry. Get her follow up done at time and continue to use post operative medications as prescribed. Your mother had a combined surgery 12 days back. Usually combined surgeries take longer to recover as there ...  Read Full »

Can unilateral ptosis be cured non-surgically?

Query: Hi, I have gradually developed unilateral ptosis, is there any cream or non surgical way to cure it. My eyes were fine till about a year ago, gradually my right eyelid started to droop and is getting worse day by day.  Read Full »


Dr. Pooja Pandya

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com As you have send me images of your both eye I can see there is ptosis in your eyes right eye it is looking more compare to left eye. As you told it started a year ago and not from birth so it can be apponeurotic ptosis but we have to take exact measurements for ptosi...  Read Full »

What are the contraindications for LASIK?

Query: Hi doctor, I have an eye power of +8.5 in both eyes. I want to go for LASIK. But, in the hospital, they said that I am not suitable for LASIK. Please explain why they said so.  Read Full »


Dr. Naresh Kumar Monigari

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I had gone through the data posted. There will be certain factors that you should fulfill for eligibility to get LASIK (laser in-situ keratomileusis). A few are given below. Your eyesight has to be stable for 2 years. It means your point should not change. Age should b...  Read Full »

What are the complications of trab 360 surgery?

Query: Hi doctor, My dad had trab360 surgery, a relatively new technique for glaucoma, done on his right eye. When he initially got the surgery he still had vision in his eye afterwards. But, the next morning the vision in that eye got very blurred. Now, there is blood accumulation in the iris as well as ...  Read Full »


Dr. Vaibhev Mittal

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please do not panic. Trab360 is new technique performed for certain types of glaucoma in certain hospitals. Most common side effect is bleeding and probably that is what happened to your father also. With bleeding in eye (anterior chamber) his vision has deteriorated. Pa...  Read Full »

Will my eyes look straight after squint surgery?

Query: Hi, I am 20 years old. Next month I am going to have my squint surgery for cosmetic purpose. I do not have vision in my right eye now and it turned inwards. After this surgery, will both my eyes look straight? Either I see left or right or up or down will both my eyes work together? How many hour...  Read Full »


Dr. Vaibhev Mittal

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This squint is sensory esotropia, which means that due to some cause your retina detached leaving you with no vision in that eye and at that early age brain failed to keep both eyes straight leaving to squint. Success rate of squint surgery is quite high (90%). Even afte...  Read Full »

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