CATARACT is a condition where in the natural lens becomes milky due to age or other systemic problems like diabetes. It can be easily operated under topical anesthesia through a small incision and ultrasound is used to remove the cataract, which is called phaco-emulsification.
Tri Focal Zeiss IOL is used in some cases to reduce the need for spectacles after the surgery.
Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty for Glaucoma: SLT is a gentle alternative for glaucoma therapy.
How does it works: SLT uses short pulses of low energy light to target the melanin pigment in the trabecular meshwork of the eye and causes a rebuilding of these cells and increases the outflow of fluid from the eye, thereby reducing the eye pressure and curing glaucoma.
Does it hurt: Procedure is done as an out patient procedure with topical anesthesia and there is no pain and no complications. It can be repeated if the pressure is not controlled after one treatment.
What is the benefit? It gives freedom from glaucoma eye drops and the glaucoma surgery can be delayed.
Glaucoma express shunt: It is a new technique of minimal invasive glaucoma surgery using a shunt to increase the surgical result of glaucoma surgery and reducing the complication rate.
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