Common Eye Disorders

IOL - INTRAOCULAR LENS

What is IOL?

Intraocular lens (IOL) is a tiny transparent convex lens. It is made of polymethyl methacrylate, (a harmless plastic substance). Unlike contact lens, an IOL is kept permanently inside the eye and does not cause irritation.

Advantages of IOL

● Since the lens is placed inside the eye, most often the patient need not wear glasses for clear vision.

● But sometimes patient has to wear glasses for clarity.

● Images are clear and of the same dimension without distortion

● Full vision returns very clearly

● Normal field of vision

Cataract
IOL (Intra Ocular Lens)
Glaucoma
Diabetic Retinopathy
Squint
Amblyopia
Uvetis
Orbital Disorders
Thyroid Eye Diseases
Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS)

New method with implanting of Intraocular lens (IOL) with sutures :

After administering a local anesthesia, a 10 mm incision is made in the eye. The clouded lens is removed and replaced by an IOL and the incision is then closed with sutures. The entire procedure takes only about 25 minutes.

SICS:

With local anesthesia, 6mm entry is made. The cataract nuecleas is floated with saline and removed. Then the lense in placed. Phaco or suture less surgery with implantation of IOL.

After giving a local anesthesia, a 5mm incision is made in the eye. The cataract lens is broken into small pieces by a machine with ultrasonic waves and removed with a needle. A specially prepared IOL is inserted into the eye and the wound heals without sutures.

Small incision cataract surgery / Phaco

● Early surgery can be done, so that patient need not wait for the cataract to mature Small Incision

● No sutures and no need of suture removal.

● Patient is stays only for a short time.

● The ophthalmic surgeon decides whether the patient can undergo SICS/PHACO or not.

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