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LASIK treatment of an eye vs Implantable Collamer Lens

ICL vs LASIK – Which is Best for You?

The ICL is an artificial lens, similar in function to a contact lens and structure to an intraocular lens. The ICL is implanted in front of the eye’s natural lens, in the space behind the iris, so that it is invisible to outside observers and the patient. Unlike LASIK, which is a surface procedure, and […]

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Illustration showing LASIK and IOL

Which is better – LASIK Eye Surgery or Lens Implant?

The options for removal of glasses, collectively called refractive surgeries, available today are many, and each one of them has a proven track record in terms of both, safety and efficacy. The options can broadly be categorized into two classes: LASIK and LASIK like laser vision correction, including Advanced Surface Ablations Intraocular Lenses (IOL) including […]

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Close up of a human eye

What is the Correct Refractive Surgery in Thin Corneas?

When your doctor evaluates your eyes for refractive surgery, an important factor to consider is your corneal thickness. Most doctors will take into account your age, degree of refractive error and the presence of a disease called keratoconus in your eye. He or she will then calculate the corneal thickness that remains after performing LASIK […]

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Close up of an eye with donation written on it

Eye Banks in Delhi – How They Work?

An Eye Bank is an institution which may be a government or a non-government organization that is responsible for collecting and processing eyes (and corneas), donated voluntarily by people upon death. They are also responsible for storing these donated eyes and corneas until use, and for distributing them to trained corneal transplant surgeons. Eye Banks […]

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A patient getting examined using trial frame

Why is a Regular Eye Check-up Important?

Most of us are under the impression that as long as we can see well, we do not need a routine eye check-up. Sometimes, we believe an online test or a visit to the optician to get a pair of glasses is sufficient for our eye health. The reality is entirely different. Most of the […]

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Close up of a woman's eye with cataracts

7 Tips to Prevent Cataract

Cataract is caused by the natural process of ageing, which results in the clouding of the lens of the eye. As this progresses, it results in a progressive visual blur, and often, sensitivity to bright light. Sometimes, the patient may also experience colored halos. Most doctors agree that cataracts are inevitable, but there are interventions […]

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Dr. Chaudhary performing Live phacoemulsification surgery

A Comprehensive Guide for Phacoemulsification Surgery

If your doctor has mentioned that you need phacoemulsification or “phaco”, chances are you have been diagnosed with cataract. Phacoemulsification means emulsification or liquefaction of the natural lens of the eye, and is derived from the Greek word for the lens, “phakos”. It is the latest cataract surgery technique which involves state of the art […]

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Adult with squing in his right eye

Squint Treatment for Adults

Squint or strabismus is a disorder in which the eyes are not aligned in the same direction. It is more commonly seen in children and may be associated with amblyopia or lazy eye, which is discussed at https://www.eye7.in/pediatric-ophthalmology/lazy-eye/. When seen in adults, squint can either be a recently acquired new-onset squint or persisting childhood strabismus. Can […]

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A young woman putting contact lens in her left eye

Top 10 Problems Associated With Wearing Contact Lenses

Contact lenses are the perfect solution for those who do not want to wear spectacles and do not want a surgical vision correction also. Contact lenses do not restrict your field of vision (no edge effects due to the spectacle frame) and move with the eye, and significantly reduce distortions. Also unlike glasses, they do […]

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