How Many Types of Eye Treatments in India are Available?

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The hospitals under We Care India have various options for Eye Treatments in India and these are as follows:

a) Cataract: Cataract treatment is a very simple treatment in which your eye surgeon will remove the natural cataractous lens and replace it with a clear artificial intraocular lens (IOL). According to the study, cataract is an eye condition which usually occurs due to age-related changes in the lens of the eye so it is very important everyone over the age of 50 years to have their eyes checked regularly for cataract. A cataract is a day surgery and it does not require any prior hospital admission. The surgery will take a few minutes to complete and you will be discharged on the same day.

b) Refractive Surgery: If you have a refractive error such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism or presbyopia in such eye conditions refractive surgery is the best option to improve your vision. The hospitals under We Care India has various surgical procedures which will correct or adjust your eye’s focusing ability by reshaping the cornea which is a round dome at the front of your eye. Other procedures involve implanting a lens inside your eye. The most commonly performed type of refractive surgery is LASIK (laser-assisted in situ keratomileuses); in this surgery, your surgeon will use a laser to reshape the cornea.

c) Glaucoma: The most common symptom of glaucoma is a vision loss. The pressure within the eye and to prevent damage to the optic nerve, the condition of glaucoma eye can be treated in two ways: (i) Medicines and (ii) Surgery.

(i) Medicines: There is a number of medicines are available in the market to treat glaucoma. These medicines are given to the patient to reduce the intraocular pressure and prevent damage to the optic nerve. Your surgeon will recommend you to use one or more than one eye drop at a time for a prolonged period of time.

(ii) Surgery: Your surgeon will recommend the surgery which mainly depends on the type and severity of your glaucoma and the general health of your eye. It has been found that surgery can help in lower the pressure when medication is not sufficient, however, it cannot reverse vision loss. Your surgeon will perform microsurgery which is known as Trabeculectomy and this will help in reducing intraocular pressure on your eye.

d) Squint: Squint is a condition in which the eyes are not aligned properly. There are several ways to treat the squint eye and these are:

i) Glasses: If the squint eye is because of long-sightedness, then it can be corrected by wearing glasses.

ii) Eye muscle exercises: This is a squint eye treatment which is specially designed to treat the eye condition called convergence insufficiency.

iii)    Surgery: Your eye surgeon will recommend surgery for squint eye only if other treatments are not effective. Surgery is performed to realign the eyes and restore binocular vision. Your surgeon will move the muscle which connects to the eye to a new position and there are chances that both eyes need to be operated on to get the right balance.

e) Retinal Detachment: Retinal detachment is an eye condition which occurs when the retina separates from its underlying structures. The best treatment for retinal detachment is the surgery which will be performed using a laser which improves your vision that has been affected by retinal detachment.

f) Diabetic Retinopathy: It is of two types which are (i) Non-proliferative retinopathy and (ii) Proliferative retinopathy.

(i) Non-proliferative retinopathy: This is less severe type eye condition in which the bleeding may be in the retina and leakage of blood which can cause a wet retina.

(ii) Proliferative retinopathy: This is a more severe type of eye condition in which new abnormal blood vessels grow on the retina and these vessels may bleed into the vitreous which can cause visual problems. The best treatment to prevent diabetic retinopathy is with strict glucose control and a healthy lifestyle which means you need to lose your weight and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

How eye pain can be prevented?

With the help of following instructions, one can prevent the eye pain and these are as follows:

  • You can wear goggles while working with hand tools, power tools, industrial chemicals, or when there is any chance of getting chemicals or small particles in the eye.
  • When you use any potent chemicals, like cleaning fluids, detergents and ammonia bases products in such cases read the instructions carefully. Also, when you use any kind of spray chemicals, it is always better to point the nozzle away from your eyes at all times.
  • For your own safety, it is better to wear glasses while playing sports activities, such as basketball, tennis, etc. Also, it is better to wear appropriate headgear such as a safety helmet at work when needed.
  • Prevent your eyes from injuries when you perform gardening and lawn care activities also take care while walking, running, or skiing in the woods you should beware of branches that could injure your eye.
  • Eye injuries mostly happen to children while playing spring-loaded toys that shoot darts and other objects, plastic swords, and BB guns, etc. There are chances that young children can injure their eyes while standing near where firework is going and due to the negligence of parents their eye got injured. In such cases, close parental supervision can often prevent these injuries.
  • If you are wearing contact lenses then use them in a proper manner to prevent contact lens-related eye injuries. People who wear contact lenses for them it is very important to follow the instructions as given by their eye surgeon carefully for removing, applying, and washing their contact lenses.

 Which is the best eye hospital in India?

The hospitals under We Care India are the best hospitals for eye treatment India as we have highly skilled and trained eye professionals who deal with complex eye cases and provide the best treatment to protect your vision. This is the reason that people from other developed countries travel in India every year for their eye treatment.