7 procedures across 1 departments
Cataract Surgery Abroad A cataract occurs when the lens of the eye becomes cloudy, causing vision to get worse with the time. Cataract can start to appear at 50 or 60 years but should not cause vision problems until 70 or 80 years old. As a consequence, if is not treated it can lead to blindness, and surgical treatment is among the most involved solutions. The surgery involves the removal of the natural lens of the eye, also known as a "crystalline lens", which is where the cataractLearn more about Cataract Surgery
Corneal Cross-linking (CXL) treatments abroad Corneal Crosslinking also known as corneal collagen crosslinking, CXL, C3-R, CCL, KXL, or just simply crosslinking, this is a procedure used to treat keratoconus and ectasia caused by refractive eye surgery. Corneal crosslinking strengthens chemical bonds in the eye, therefore stopping conditions such as ectasia from advancing and preventing the cornea from changing shape (thinning or curving), prohibiting the development of astigmatismLearn more about Corneal Cross-linking (CXL)
Intraocular Lens (IOL) Implant abroad An intraocular lens, or an IOL, is an acrylic or silicone lens that is inserted into the eye to treat conditions such as myopia (shortsightedness), presbyopia, astigmatism, and cataracts. There are different types of IOL but the most common are pseudophakic lenses. Pseudophakic IOLs are inserted into the eye once the cataract has been removed and they act as a replacement for the natural crystalline lens. They are used to fix refractive errors by focusingLearn more about Intraocular Lens (IOL) Implant
Laser Eye Surgery (LASEK) treatments abroad What is LASEK laser eye surgery? LASEK (laser-assisted subepithelial keratectomy) is a surgical procedure which uses a laser to correct common vision problems such as shortsightedness (myopia), longsightedness (hyperopia), and astigmatism . LASEK laser eye surgery combines the techniques of photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) and laser-assisted In situ keratomileusis (LASIK) . According to recent figures, LASEK treatment has been shown to have a 7Learn more about Laser Eye Surgery (LASEK)
Laser Eye Surgery (LASIK) treatments abroad What is LASIK? LASIK (Laser in situ Keratomileusis) is an in demand form of laser eye surgery, used to cure myopia (near-sightedness), hypermetropia (far-sightedness), and astigmatism (an uneven curvature of the cornea surface). More than 95% of patients who go for LASIK treatment find their vision is at the desired level after treatment, and that they no longer need corrective glasses or contact lenses. For those whose eyesight does not improveLearn more about Laser Eye Surgery (LASIK)
Vitrectomy abroad Vitrectomy surgery focuses on the middle of the eye in order to remove the vitreous gel from the eye. This may be achieved in the event of a retinal detachment. It also involves the removal of vitreous gel which enables the eye doctor, or ophthalmologist, much better access to the back of the eye. The vitreous gel can also be removed if blood in the result of a vitreous hemorrhage occurs due to the vitreous gel not clearing on its own. \The procedure involves the surgeonLearn more about Vitrectomy
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The information on this page was reviewed and approved by Mozocare team. This page was updated on 21 Aug, 2021.