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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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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Injury to Eye from Incence Stick treated successfully at AEHI

Incence Sticks (Agarbatti) are used by people for many social and religious occasions. Here we present a case of little Swaraj got his right eye injured from incence sticks.

Master Swaraj 2 years old was brought by his mother and neighbours at Advanced Eye Hospital and Institute (AEHI), located at Sanpada, Navi Mumbai. Master Swaraj was playing in his home with some other kids. While playing he saw lighted incence stick on the ground and started playing with it. While playing he got his right eye injured from incence stick and started crying.

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Blurred Vision Due To Over Growth of Conjunctiva Treated At AEHI Eye Hospital, Navi Mumbai

Case of Mr. Riyaz working in the aviation industry was diagnosed of Pterygium 2 years ago and had problems with his vision. He consulted various eye specialists in Mumbai but couldn’t find satisfactory answers. He couldn’t pursue his dream to be a pilot for he didn’t have the eyes for it. Tired of being mocked at for being a freak he decided to search for the best eye hospital in Mumbai which is when he came across Advanced Eye Hospital and Institute (AEHI) eye hospital in Vashi, Navi Mumbai. His growth in the eye started affecting his vision making it difficult for him to carry out his work as ground staff at the airport.

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Does Foreign Object in Eye Require Medical Opinion

Foreign object in the eye is something that enters the eye from outside of the body. It can be anything from dust particle to a metal piece. The foreign object mostly affects the cornea (Cornea is the transparent outer layer of your eye) or the conjunctiva (Transparent membrane that covers the outer surface of your eye along with the inside of your eyelids). Many times the injuries due to foreign objects are minor, but sometimes they can cause infection or damage to your vision.

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Delayed Treatment Leading To Corneal Ulcer Treated Successfully At AEHI eye hospital Navi Mumbai

Master Uttam Malhotra; 5-year-old boy was brought to Advanced Eye Hospital and Institute (AEHI), located at Sanpada, Navi Mumbai by his parents with complaints of redness & pain in the right eye, and a problem in seeing things clearly.

They seemed extremely anxious and wanted to meet Dr. Prachi Agashe. Uttam had to undergo the routine eye examination first which is when he was asked about the injury. His parents mentioned that 3 days ago Uttam injured his eye during his sports period. The kids were playing football during their sports period when the gravel on the ground hit Uttam in his right eye and since then he wouldn't stop crying and complaining about the pain in his eye.

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How to Prevent Corneal Ulcer with these Eye Care Tips

As an eye specialist, we frequently come across cases of eye injuries which if were taken seriously in the earlier stages would have never progressed to forming a corneal ulcer. This article discusses all one needs to know about corneal ulcer.

What is Corneal Ulcer?

Corneal Ulcer also known as Ulcerative Keratitis is an inflammatory condition of the cornea (clear tissue in front of the eye) involving disturbance of its epithelial layer with the involvement of the corneal stroma. It presents as redness in the eye, pain in the eye, mild to severe eye discharge and reduced vision.

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