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RELEX and SMILE Laser Eye Surgery

What types of conditions will benefit from ReLEx & SMILE Laser Eye Surgery ?

ReLEx & SMILE Laser Eye Surgery is the latest technology in laser vision correction and used to treat people who are short sighted.

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Lasik Surgery

What types of conditions will benefit from Lasik Surgery?

Lasik Surgery is used to treat people who are short sighted, long sighted or who have astigmatism. A patient’s suitability for Lasik depends upon their corneal thickness, shape and other eye conditions.

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PRK Surgery

What types of conditions will benefit from PRK Surgery?

PRK Surgery is used to treat people who are short sighted, long sighted and those with astigmatism. Suitability for PRK is dependent upon the corneal thickness and shape.

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ICL surgery – Implanted Contact Lens

What types of conditions will benefit from ICL Surgery ?

ICL Surgery is when implanted contact lens (otherwise known as phakic IOLs) are used to correct very high refractive errors where laser treatment such as LASIK or PRK may be unsuitable. Like your eye’s natural lens, an ICL focuses light that comes into your eye through the cornea and pupil onto the retina, the sensitive tissue at the back of the eye that relays images through the optic nerve to the brain. Like the lenses of prescription eyeglasses, your IOL will contain the appropriate prescription to give you the best vision possible.

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Cataract Surgery

What types of conditions will benefit from cataract surgery ?

Cataract Surgery is a microsurgical procedure used to remove cataract from the eye.

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YAG Laser Capsulotomy

What types of conditions will benefit from YAG Laser Capsulotomy ?

In some patients after cataract surgery, the lens capsule becomes cloudy. This causes the vision to become cloudy or hazy. In these instances YAG Laser Capsulotomy is recommended. A laser beam is used to create an opening in the cloudy capsule and this allows light to pass through easily.

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Corneal Graft Surgery

What types of conditions will benefit from Corneal Graft Surgery?

The cornea is a clear tissue made of collagen that covers the front of the eye. Along with the crystalline lens, it is responsible for the accurate bending of light rays onto the retina which gives us a clear image. Corneas that are cloudy due to disease, trauma, or genetic distortion (keratoconus) may benefit with grafting.

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Corneal Cross Linking

What types of conditions will benefit from Corneal Cross Linking ?

Corneal Cross Linking is a relatively new treatment offered to patients with mild forms of Keratoconus. Keratoconus is a condition in which there are weakened bonds in the collagen fibres of the cornea. This causes distortion in the shape of a cone usually in the lower part of the cornea. Corneal Cross Linking is designed to strengthen and tighten these collagen bonds, much like a wide belt supports a sagging stomach.

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Pterygium Surgery

What types of conditions will benefit from Pterygium Surgery?

A pterygium is a triangular shaped growth that covers the white part of the eye. It typically presents near the inner corner of the eye and can encroach onto the cornea towards the pupil. Pterygium surgery treats this eye condition.

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Blepharoplasty

What types of conditions will benefit from Blepharoplasty?

Every year many men and women chose to have corrective eyelid surgery or Blepharoplasty. Droopy lids cannot only be uncosmetic but also interfere with vision. With this complaint there is no true muscle detachment but only skin and fat excess. Blepharoplasty corrects these cosmetic problems through removing puffiness and bags under the eyes. This procedure can not remove dark circles, fine lines or wrinkles, nor can it correct sagging of eyebrows which can add to the droopy appearance.

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