DIABETIC EYE CARE
Diabetes is the single most important cause for death and disability world wide. It affects almost all organs in the body. It is estimated tat presently 19.4 million individuals are affected by this deadly disease and it is likely to go upto 57.2 million by 2025. With this statistics, every 5th diabetic in the world will be an Indian by 2025.
Cataract is an opacity in the lens of the eye. The normal lens is transparent and allows light to reach the retina. When it becomes opaque (Cataract) light does not reach the retina and the patient is unable to see clearly.
Lasik is currently the most sophisticated procedure for correction of refractive errors. Lasik is an acronym for Laser Assisted Insitu Keratomileusis. In Lasik, Excimer laser issued for correction of refractive errors.
Refractive surgery is a procedure that changes the shape of the cornea to correct visual impairment such as myopia (near-sightedness), hypermetropia (far-sightedness), and some types of astigmatism (irregular curvature of the cornea).