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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Query: Dear Doctor, I have abnormal pressure in my eyes. I believe it was 24 in one and 23 in the other. My doctor told me that he would not dilate my eyes because it would be dangerous and asked me to find someone to do Laser Peripheral Iridotomy surgery(LPI). I am 23 years old with no medical conditions.... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Thanks for posting your query at icliniq.com. It seems from the history that you are having increased intraocular pressure in both the eyes, the normal is 14-16 mmHg and you are having 24 and 23 mmHg. Hence we should suspect glaucoma. In one of the sub type of glaucoma called as... Read Full »
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 »
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 »
Query: Hi doctor, Is applying MMC in LASEK surgery safe enough? Concerning risk with corneal opacity from LASEK vs corneal 370 µm left after LASIK, which is greater? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Applying MMC (Mitomycin-C) in LASEK is safer and in many studies, it has not caused any problems. So, you need not worry. Coming to your second question, LASIK with 370 µm left, is very safe as we take the safety level as 250 µm. Hence I feel LASIK risk ... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I had retinal vasculitis 8 years ago (no recent activity confirmed by doctors). I am 23 years old and my eye power has been constant in the last 4 years (-8D). I am in dire need to reduce my eye power to be declared fit for my recruitment. Please explain the treatment options and poten... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I reviewed your history. It seems from the history that you are having refractive error of -8 dioptres. Since it is constant without any further variation and your age is more than 18 years, you can undergo laser correction of your refractive power. This is called as... Read Full »