Intacs in Keratoconus

What are Intacs?

Intacs are an ophthalmic medical device which are thin plastic, semi-circular rings inserted in the mid layer of the cornea. In cases like Keratoconus where the cornea bulges and forms a cone; Intacs helps to change this irregular shape and surface of the cornea.

Intacs can be used for long term vision correction.

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Corneal Topography In Keratoconus

Keratoconus is a condition in which the normally round cornea (the transparent front part of an eye) becomes thin and develops a cone-like bulge.

What are the symptoms of Keratoconus?

Blurred vision
Double vision
Light sensitivity
Multiple images
Eye strain
‘Ghost images’ - Appearance like several images when looking at one object

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Contact Lenses in Keratoconus

Keratoconus is a disorder of the cornea (transparent layer of the eye) wherein the surface of the cornea is irregular and bulges like a cone.

What are the types of contact lenses used in Keratoconus?

There are different types of contact lenses used for the treatment of Keratoconus. The best lens for Keratoconus is one that fits best to your eye, helps in correction of vision and is comfortable to wear.

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Can High Blood Pressure Affect Your Eyes?

What is Hypertensive Retinopathy?

Hypertensive Retinopathy is damage to the retina (an area at the back of the eye where the image focuses) and the retinal circulation due to increase in the blood pressure (i.e. Hypertension). The patients with hypertensive retinopathy usually come with no visual symptoms. Sometimes they may report a headache or decreased vision.

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Pan Uveitis

A 47 year old female; Mrs. Nalini, resident of Navi Mumbai visited Advanced Eye Hospital and Institute with complains of diminished vision since 10 days. Mrs. Nalini had fallen from her bed a year back and had an injury to her right eye which resulted in finally losing all vision in the right eye. The only functioning eye was the left eye. But for 10 days, she noticed diminished vision in her left eye and this was her worst nightmare. Panic crawled all over her and she didn't know what to do. Her husband did some asking around for the best eye specialist in Navi Mumbai. They didn't want to take any chances that could lead to her losing her only precious left eye.

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Diagnosis in Keratoconus

What is Keratoconus?

Keratoconus is a condition in which the normally round cornea becomes thin and develops a cone-like bulge.

What are the symptoms of Keratoconus?

1. Blurred vision
2. Double vision
3. Light Sensitivity
4. Multiple images
5. Eye strain
6. ‘Ghost images’-Appearance like several images when looking at one object

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Premacular Subhyaloid Haemorrhage Treated Successfully At AEHI

Here’s the case of Miss. Pooja Bhosale, a 17-year girl and resident of Navi Mumbai. Pooja is a student of 1st year B.Sc. Pooja is academically strong and an ambitious person. Her teachers always appreciated her for her hard work in studies and other college activities.

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Secondary Glaucoma Treated Successfully at AEHI, Navi Mumbai

What is Pigment Dispersion Glaucoma (PDG)?

It is a type of secondary glaucoma characterized by heavy regular pigmentation of the trabecular meshwork, iris Trans illumination defects and pigment along the corneal endothelium.

What is Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is an eye disorder which leads to progressive damage to the optic nerve in a characteristic pattern. The optic nerve is involved in carrying the visual impulse from the retina to the brain enabling to see this impulse as vision.

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