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Refractive errors, solely, lead to 43% of visual disfigurement around the world and last year, more than 750,000 people approached for Laser vision correction holding a success rate of 96-98%.

Refractive errors happen when the shape of the eye doesn’t bend the light properly and the one suffering from refractive errors has to deal with blurred vision, double vision, haziness, eye strain, squinting, etc. These are the most common type of eye disease around the world and can be caused due to changes in the length of the eyeball, shape of the cornea, or age-related stiffness of the lens.

Save sight Centre has been advanced in correcting refractive errors with custom laser vision correction by the hands of connoisseurs in the field. We proceed with all the advanced technology, diagnostic equipment, detailed pre-operative and post-operative assessment, and a team to perfectly reestablish your vision.

With refractive surgery, one can enhance a free, distinct life and we know how important an eye is for the beholder. So to correct the errors, Save Sight Centre is in the field and all it takes is 5-10 minutes per eye.

Save Sight Center offers various modern amenities, technology and apparatus to correct spectacle power by surgeries ranging from LASIK, Topo guided CONTOUR, Trans PRK (Touchless and Flapless), SBK etc. where laser energies are used to reestablish the size or curvature of the cornea, to enhance better vision correction . If not suitable for laser surgery then Phakic IOL (ICL/IPCL ) is another option.

Types of Refractive Errors

  • Myopia (Nearsightedness): A condition when you can see objects nearby to you clearly but you find objects further away blurry.
  • Hyperopia (Farsightedness): A condition when you can see distant objects clearly but objects near to you appear blurry.
  • Astigmatism: A condition when neither you can see distant objects nor nearby objects clearly because of an imperfection in the curvature of your eye.
  • Presbyopia: A condition when you can’t focus on nearby objects that usually appears after the age of 40.
You won’t get another pair of eyes, so your eyes need special attention

Treatment Options

Laser vision correction is absolutely painless and takes a very short time to be done. The correction technique uses a laser beam to reshape the cornea so that your eyes find the ability to reflect the light correctly.

There are several treatments options available with us, which are given below:

Topo Guided CONTOUR Treatment

Contour treatment is especially suitable for patients of Astigmatism. The technique combines prescription with corneal topography maps and provides an improved quality of vision. Also, it provides a highly precise and accurate mapping of the eye which can identify hidden irregularities. More than 90% of the people treated with Topo Guided Contour experienced a vision sharper than a vision with glasses.

Advantages of Topo Guided Contour vision:

  • Perfectly suitable for Astigmatism patients
  • Enhance sharp vision during night driving
  • Results in lesser sensitivity towards light

Lasik Procedure:

  1. The procedure beings with a precise ocular examination followed by a series of preoperative tests to check the curvature and thickness of the cornea. The tests are mandatory and are used to determine eligibility. Later, a detailed fundoscopy is performed and any kind of retinal pathology is found, we first use the barrage laser to treat the pathology, and then the LASIK is scheduled after 1 to 4 weeks.
  2. On the day of the surgery, the topographic scans of patients are done. And following the reports, we customize the treatment planning.
  3. Bladeless Femtosecond technology or SBK keratome comes in use to create a thin flap, which is then, lifted using microsurgical instruments. And then theAmarys 500 excimer laser performs the customized refractive correction.
  4. After the procedure, the patient can go home after just 30 minutes with post-operative medications, precautions, and eye drops to prevent infection. Then there are post-operative check-ups are scheduled on day one and one month later.

Femtosecond Lasik

Femtosecond Lasik is the most common refractive procedure which involves reshaping of the cornea with a laser. This is also named the bladeless Lasik. There are two types of lasers which are used.

The technique is considered the most effective, precise, predictable, and safe to correct vision issues and is suitable for patients with mild to moderate amounts of myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism.

Femtosecond Lasik Procedure:

The femtosecond laser is used before the surgery and after the corneal flap is prepared and then the surgeon switches to an excimer laser to correct the visual disorder. A special contact glass is placed on the surface of the eye for the laser pulse to pass through and a flap creation runs.

After the cut, the contact glass is removed and the flap is folded back to expose the stromal bed of the cornea. Later on, the excimer laser is used to correct the nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism.

Trans PRK (Transepithelial Photorefractive Keratectomy)

TransPRK (Transepithelial PhotoRefractive Keratectomy) is a technique that allows the laser to access and reshape the cornea without any sort of cutting to create a flap. Considered the most effective, precise, and advanced, the technique works on the Schwind Amaris 1050RS excimer laser to correct the refractive errors and has been popular for its touch-free laser eye correction method.

Treatable conditions using TransPRK

  • Hyperopia
  • Myopia
  • Presbyopia
  • Astigmatism

Suitability

To be suitable for TransPRK, the corneal thickness should be at least 485 microns. However, corneal cross-linking (CXL) is advisable is your cornea is thin, or you have high astigmatism/myopia. If you have myopia your prescription must not be more than -10 diopters, in the case of hyperopia it is -4 diopters, and in the case of astigmatism, it is -5 diopters.

Procedure

The total length of the surgery is about 5 minutes.

  1. Step 1: Put your surgical gown, lie flat, and get ready for the surgery.

  2. Step 2: A clamp will be used to keep your eyes open and your eyes will be numbed to avoid any kind of uneasiness.

  3. Step 3: You will be advised to stare straight at the dim green light of the laser.

  4. Step 4: The laser starts to ablate the surface cell and the laser starts to reshape your cornea.

  5. Step 5: After the correction, a bandage contact lens will be placed over your eyes to allow the surface cells to heal safely.

After the surgery, you will be able to see immediately except the blurriness due to the healing of surface cells. The blurriness will take 5 days to vanish and then you can resume your daily activities.

The full recovery may take up to 3 months and then your eyes will be able to see clearly. However, you will need to get checked up after the surgery. The check-ups will be scheduled for 1 day, 3 days, 1 week, 1 month, 3 months, and 6 months in case of high myopia.

Recovery

The full recovery may take up to 3 months and then your eyes will be able to see clearly. However, you will need to get checked up after the surgery. The check-ups will be scheduled for 1 day, 3 days, 1 week, 1 month, 3 months, and 6 months in case of high myopia.

Moreover, after the surgery, you can resume these activities after a specific period of time.

  • Long sessions of reading or watching TV: 5 days
  • Driving: 1 week
  • Eye-makeup: 1 week
  • Swimming: 2 weeks
  • Light sports: 5 days
  • Contact sports: 2 weeks

Pros of Trans PRK
  • No flap related complications
  • No dry eye syndrome
  • Can participate in contact sports
  • No surgical instrument touching your eye
  • Wide range of suitability criteria
  • Less time consuming

ICL – Implantable Contact Lenses

ICL is a technique where a contact lens is implanted into the eye to correct the errors and support an enhanced vision.

The lens is made of highly biocompatible material and is place over the natural lens and further, helps in focusing the light properly back onto the retina.

ICL is a technology superficially activated in the field of refractive surgery and received over 10 million satisfied customers in the last 20 years.

ICL Advantages:

  • The artificial lens is made of such quality that the eye doesn’t treat the lens as a foreign body and can sustain in the eye for a long time with ease.
  • Perfectly beneficial for the patients of myopia and hyperopia.
  • No dry eye syndrome
  • Avoid the use of sutures

ICL Procedure:

  1. Pre-Op Eye Exam

    Before the day of surgery, a number of tests will be performed to measure your eye and the characteristics for the procedure.

  2. Eye Drops Administered

    Your eyes will be numbed and dilated before the procedure.

  3. Lens Insertion

    One small opening will be created at the base of your cornea to insert the ICL. Also, numbing medications will make this procedure painless.

  4. Lens Positioning

    After inserting the lens, there will be done some necessary arrangements to position the lens properly.

  5. Final Step

    Many people find their vision improved nearly immediately after the procedure is done. Moreover, eye drops will be prescribed to you to prevent infection.

  6. Post Op & Check-up

    There are some post-operative check-ups are performed to ensure the correction.

Refractive Consultation

If you are an adult and are tired of wearing glasses or contact lenses, you can call upon us and can schedule an appointment for further consultation. We know the value of an eye for the beholder and we put every inch of our efforts to cure the inflammation. Refractive surgeries don’t take much time and also, don’t cost much but can give you the vision required.

Talk to us, if you are thinking about getting surgery. We will give you each and every detail regarding the surgery, suggest you the best procedure according to your lifestyle, visual needs, and budget.