.Cataract is a clouding of the eye's lens. When we look at something, light rays travel into our eye through the pupil and are focused through the lens that must be clear in order to focus light properly onto the retina. If the lens has become cloudy, this is called a cataract. . If your vision is only slightly blurry, a change in your eyeglass prescription may be all you need for a while. However, after changing your eyeglass prescription, if you are still not able to see well enough to do the things you like or need to do, you should consider cataract surgery. With cataract surgery, your eye's cloudy natural lens is removed and replaced with a clear artificial lens implant (called an intraocular lens, or IOL).
Phaco-emulsification is a modern cataract surgery in which the eye's internal lens is emulsified with an ultrasonic hand piece and aspirated from the eye. Aspirated fluids are replaced with irrigation of balanced salt solution to maintain the anterior chamber.
Orbit refers to the eye-socket (the cavity in the skull that holds the eye) and the surrounding structures. Diseases of the Orbit may arise from within the eye-socket or might be a secondary condition arising out of an existing illness. There is a sure relief for these conditions and oculoplasty is a cosmetic/reconstructive surgical procedure that comes to the rescue of patients with eye orbit problems.
Glaucoma is a buildup of pressure within the eye that causes damage to the optic nerve. The disease usually affects both eyes, although one may be more severely affected than the other.
The only way to diagnose glaucoma is to have a thorough check up by an eye specialist. Treatments involve either improving the flow of fluid from the eye, reducing its production, or both
Anterior Segment Services
Anterior Segment ( front structures of the eye including the iris and lens) ocular disease is one area where optometrists can really help their patients in need with topical medications and oral medication in many states. Diagnostic modalities include both manual and computerized visual field testing. Treatment may consist of laser therapy or incisional surgery, alone or in combination with medical therapy
A comprehensive eye exam includes a number of tests and procedures to examine and evaluate the health of your eyes and the quality of your vision. These tests range from simple ones, like having you read an eye chart, to complex tests, such as using a high-powered lens to examine the health of the tissues inside of your eyes. We test for cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, macular degeneration and numerous other debilitating eye diseases. We will dilate your eyes to check for internal eye diseases and certain systemic diseases such as diabetes and hypertension.
Vitreo Retinal Services
Vitreoretinal clinic is for the treatment of conditions at the back of the eye which require surgical intervention, especially retinal detachment. Vitreoretinal surgery refers to any operation to treat eye problems involving the retina, macula, and vitreous fluid. These include retinal detachment, macular hole, epiretinal membrane and complications related to diabetic retinopathy.
Cornea & Refractive Surgery
Cornea is the transparent outermost layer of the human eye. Cornea plays a major role in focusing your vision. The corneal surface and its structure are very delicate. Common problems that affect the cornea include, corneal ulcers, keratitis and keratoconus apart from the allergies, infections like herpes and the corneal abrasions caused by external injuries. Corneal Diseases require multi-modality of medications which help in reducing the symptoms and curing the disease.