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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LPI Glaucoma treatment – Laser Peripheral Iridotomy

What types of conditions will benefit from Laser Peripheral Iridotomy?

Glaucoma is an eye disease which can damage the optic nerve. It typically occurs in people over the age of 60 and those with a family history. LPI Glaucoma treatment is performed in cases of “angle closure”. The eye “angle” is the are where fluid drainage channels are located, and if closed, and attack of acute angle closure glaucoma (extreme rise in eye pressure) can occur. LPI creates a hole in the iris in order to re-open or prevent angle closure and therefore minimise any damage to the eye as a result of the acute pressure rise in the eye.

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SLT Glaucoma treatment – Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty

What types of conditions will benefit from Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty?

Glaucoma is an eye disease which can damage the optic nerve. It typically occurs in people over the age of 60 and those with a family history. SLT Glaucoma treatment is an option for lowering the pressure in the eye to treat open angle glaucoma. SLT Glaucoma treatment uses short pulses of light to target melanin-containing cells in the trabecular meshwork (the tiny channelsin your eye which fluid flows through). The aim of the laser is to help fluid drain through these channels, lowering intraocular pressure.

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Trabeculectomy

What types of conditions will benefit from Trabeculectomy?

Trabeculectomy is a surgical procedure used in the treatment of Glaucoma.

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Intravitreal Injections

What types of conditions will benefit from Intravitreal Injections?

Intravitreal injections are used to deliver drugs to the retina and other structures in the back of the eye. Common conditions treated with intravitreal injections include macular degenerationdiabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular diseases and ocular inflammation.

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Minor Procedures

Our centre is perfectly equipped to perform minor eye procedures and injections. Small “lumps and bumps” appearing on the eyelids can be removed quickly and safely under local anaesthetic. We adhere to international standards of infection control.

For a number of simple procedures, you still need to be seen for a consultation to discuss your complaint with the doctor.

A separate booking will be made for your surgery . As with major procedures, a medical history, costing and consents are organised prior to surgery.

Some of the minor procedures performed are :

  • Chalazion
  • Entropion
  • Ectopion
  • Repair of inturning eyelashes