Squint surgery

All about squint (eye deviations, strabismus) Eye squint or deviation is a disorder related to inability to  coordinate eye movement, leading to both eyes moving in  different directions, and not being able to gaze at one point, and this may be caused by a disorder...

Keratoconus

Keratoconus is an idiopathic disease that affects the cornea causing it to lose its natural spherical shape and take a conical shape, which distorts the refraction of light rays coming into the eye onto the retina causing numerous visual  problems. What is keratoconus? The cornea...

Retinal surgeries

Retinal surgeries Retinal detachment is an emergency that requires immediate treatment, but what is retinal detachment? And how is it treated? What types of retinal operations performed?   Retinal detachment Retinal detachment occurs when the retina separates and splits  from the layer of blood vessels...

Glaucoma

What is glaucoma? Glaucoma is the medical term used to describe increased intraocular pressure, the optic nerve and its  nerve fibers are adversely affected by this rise in pressure, which ultimately and permanently affects your vision. This increase in pressure occurs as a result of...

Laser cataract Surgery (Femtocataract)

What is a laser cataract surgery? The laser cataract surgery, also called laser-assisted cataract surgery or femtocataract, is an advanced type of cataract surgery that uses femtosecond  laser technology for a new level of accuracy to specific steps in cataract surgery that would have otherwise...

Diabetic retinopathy and maculopathy

What is diabetic retinopathy? Diabetic retinopathy is a complication caused by a increased levels of blood sugar with poor control that ultimately affects the retina, the very delicate light processing tissue in the eye.  retinopathy occurs due to damaged blood vessels in the retina hence...