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1 Dr. Nitin Deshpande D.N.B. M.R.C.O. (London) FAEH Glaucoma Consultant, Cataract & Lasik Surgeon Dr. Prajakta Deshpande Dr. Suhas Deshpande M.B.B.S. D.O.M.S. (Ophth) FAEH M.S. (Ophth) D.O.M.S. Cataract & Lasik Surgeon Senior Consultant Your Eyes Are As Unique As You Are New Sight Lasik Center: A Wing, Shree Balaji Apt., 1st Floor, Near Makhmali Talao, L.B.S. Road, Thane (W) Telefax : (022) Tel.: (022) / Time : am to 2.00 pm & 6.00 pm to 9.00 pm Saidhan Hospital Eye Care: Ground Floor, Vidhata Apt., V. B. Phadke Marg, Mulund (E), Mumbai Tel.: (022) Time : 9.00 am to am & 8.00 pm to pm Shree Ramkrishna Netralaya Complete Eye Care

2 Am I a good candidate for Lasik? You are eligible to undergo Lasik if Your age is > 18 years Imagine Being able to wake up to a clear view of the world, to be Free of depending on glasses & lenses, to be able to see Sharp & Clear, from the moment you wake up till the moment you go to the bed. You have stable refractive error for > 1 year Sufficiently thick corneas for safe ablation Your retina is normal You are not pregnant or breast feeding You have no health issues affecting your eyes It isn t a dream anymore Before After How is Lasik done? Step 1: Using a instrument called microkeraotme, a thin flap of corneal tissue is made & folded. What is Lasik? Lasik (Laser Vision Correction) is a procedure that uses the Cool light from an Excimer laser to reshape the inner tissue of the cornea. Step 2 : The excimer laser is applied which reshapes the corneal tissue Step 3 : The corneal flap is then placed back into its original position and allowed to dry. Antibiotic drops are applied & eyes are covered with a dark goggle. Both the eyes are usually treated together.

3 Why at our centre? We are an ISO 9001:2008 certified organization Each patient undergoes a thorough pre Lasik evaluation Eligibility criteria are strictly followed We have a rigid control over the environmental factors like sterilization, humidity and temperature to maintain good quality standard. The lasik is done by Allegretto Wave Eye Q ( 400 HZ, US FDA approved machine ) we are certified excellent grade by AMC mumbai ( 1st search given to any hospital in mumbai ) Wavefront optimized ablation giving better quality of vision. Fastest ever speed HZ - reduces the healing & recovery timing giving better stability of post operative results Smallest spot size - shortens healing time & provides precise results Perfect pulse technology - ensures that the entire treatment & each pulse of the laser beam is completely controlled. For Lasik we are equipped with Unique features of the machine : The latest microkeratome - Moria evolution 3 e with epilasik For smooth reproducible flaps with highest precision Can produce very thin flaps for high refractive For Lasik Evaluation we have Topolyser (FDA approved) Customized treatments for corneal irregularities Corneal Wave front guided treatments, Retreatments for decentered ablations power corrections Epilasik A breakthrough technology for safe lasik if you have thin corneas or dry eyes.

4 FAQS Will my number become zero? The aim of the treatment is to remove dependence on glasses or contact lenses. In most cases they are eliminated. Is Lasik Painful? There is no pain during the surgery, since anaesthetic eye drops numb your eyes, Although some patient may experience mild discomfort or a pressure sensation during the procedure. How long does it take to recover? lt takes 2-3 days to recover & vision will improve there after. When can I resume my normal activities? Normal activities can be done after 4-5 days. However swimming & water sports can be resumed after 1 months. How long does the procedure take? The surgery usually takes only 10 min. Is the treatment permanent? Yes. You will, however need reading glasses as you approach presbyopic age. Will I require multiple treatments? In order 94% of cases a single treatment is enough. In a few cases, a second enhancement treatment may be required to achieve optimum vision Can both eyes be done on the same day? Lasik can be done on both the eyes on the same day one after another. What are the risks associated with Lasik? Studies suggest back the incidence of minor difficulties such as dry eyes, night time glare, halos, fluctuating vision, may be experienced in first few days, but these are temporary Is Lasik Safe? Yes. Lasik is quiet safe & effective. But there is no surgery or surgical procedure that can guarantee perfect result. As with any surgery or medical procedure, there are possible risks. Your Doctor will give you detailed information about Lasik s potential risks, complications & side effects & you should get all of your questions answered before giving your consent for surgery.

5 Why do people choose to have Lasik Surgery? Clear, natural vision without the hassles & inconvenience of corrective lenses. Expanded career opportunities- police officer, firefighter, pilot & professional athlete. Better vision for recreational sports. especially water, winter & contact sports. More natural appearance without glasses. No more fears about being incapacitated in an emergency if lenses are lost. Wider scope of peripheral vision than glasses provide. May be safer for eye health than wearing contact lenses for an extended period of time. Improves appearances & self-esteem. What you need to understand about LASIK? LASIK is a surgical procedure intended to r e d u c e a person s dependency on glasses or contact lenses and not, as is usually thought, designed to totally eliminate the spectacle power. The accuracy of the post LASIK results is based on many factors like pre-operative high myopia or high astigmatism or corneas which are not perfectly symmetrical. The power will reduce to the l e v e l where you may not need to use glasses for over 85% of the time, but some residual power is to be expected. Advantages of the Visian ICL The Visian ICL and its unique Collamer composition offer numerous advantages including: Quality of Vision The Visian ICL produces not only improved visual acuity (20/20 vision is considered normal visual acuity), but also excellent visual quality. Many patients experience the "Wow" factor when they experience the immediate improvment in the quality of their vision. Biocompatibility Collamer, the 100 percent pure collagen copolymer lens material of the Visian ICL, is not viewed as a foreign object by the body's immune system. Versatility The Visian ICL offers a wider treatment range for myopia than LASIK and PRK procedures. Simplicity Unlike traditional contact lenses, once the Visian ICL is implanted in the eye, there is no additional maintenance needed. Safety After implantation in over 55,000 eyes worldwide, the Visian ICL has established a proven track record of safety. Lens Placement The placement of the Visian ICL makes the lens invisible to the patient and any observer. Removable The Visian ICL was designed to be permanently placed in the eye. However, the lens can be removed if a patient's vision changes or if it otherwise needs to be removed or replaced.

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