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New Refractive Technologies – Smile Eye Surgery in Delhi

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New Refractive Technologies – Smile Eye Surgery in Delhi

The incidence of refractive errors is increasing and it is a hassle for many to wear spectacles on daily basis to correct the error. With advances in management of refractive errors, FDA has approved SMILE in 2016. This is an advanced, non invasive and simple technology to get rid of spectacles. Spectra Eye Hospital is among the few  first eye hospitals in Delhi specialized in delivering SMILE eye surgery in Delhi.

Why prefer SMILE over LASIK?

SMILE is a Small Incision Lenticule EXTRACTION laser surgery aimed to make an individual free from Prescription glasses.

  • SMILE eye surgery is a bladeless, painless and flapless surgery. Hence the complications related to flap are absent.
  • The incision with SMILE is very small as compared to LASIK. Hence it is very commonly sought after technology.
  • ReLex SMILE by Zeiss has very good healing as compared to the LASIK treatment.
  • SMILE has provides painless and faster recovery postoperatively.

Spectra Eye Hospital is the first choice for SMILE:

smile surgery machine

Spectra eye Hospital, the best eye hospital has been the first choice for many who prefer to get the various eye treatment for the following reasons:

  • Latest technology is available all under one roof and by experienced team of doctors
  • It has a range of treatment facilities to correct the refractive errors
  • In Delhi Spectra eye Hospital is one among the few centers offering SMILE eye surgery.
  • Easy ways to pay for the treatment facilities and good discounted prices
  • Has a record of more than 20,000 laser corrections being done with successful result for correction of refractive errors.

SMILE eye surgery cost in Delhi:

SMILE has proved be one of the best technologies for refractive errors correction. At Spectra Eye Hospital, it is available at very competitive price and with assured excellent results done by the best and very experienced surgeons. Walk into Spectra  Eye Hospital and get rid of your specsless with no pain and at affordable rates. Restore your vision with kind and gentle touch at Spectra Eye Hospital.

 

eye safety tips for working adults

Eye Safety Tips For Adults

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1. Use protective glasses:
a) if you work outdoors for long, as prolonged exposure can induce UV induced damage to the eye in the form of corneal damage, cataract, macular degeneration etc.
b) occupational hazards-welders as the welding arc can cause photic retinopathy (damage to retina of eyes).
c) If you are using chisel and hammer or drilling at home, as any small particle can cause injury in the eye.
An ophthalmologist visit is necessary in these cases.
d) while playing sports like ice hockey, racquetball etc
e) looking at a solar eclipse as again it can cause damage to the retina
fun fact – uv rays are used for tanning, killing microbes, treatment of vitiligo, accelerates aging, induces vitamin D, destroyes vitamin A, is invisible to human eye and hence called the black light,
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Eye care Tips for laptops or mobile phones users.

2. If you usually work on laptops or computers or mobile phones, you should ensure that you do so in proper lighting and proper posture. Lack of either of these of these causes stress on the eyes leading to frequent headaches.
Using mobile phones lying on bed and in darkness for log is not advisable. While working on laptops for long, you should blink frequently (at least 10 – min) and look away from the screen. In case you feel burring or itching, do not rub your eyes and get an ophthalmic consultation.

3. Home makers – Be careful of the chemicals used at homes like caustic soda, drain cleaning agents, moth balls etc. which have harmful chemicals in high concentration and can cause damage to eyes. Wash it thoroughly with water and visit an ophthalmologist.

4. Diet – A diet rich in omega 3 fatty acids, vitamin A, vitamin C, E, Lutein etc is recommended for good eye health. You should include green leafy vegetables like spinach, kale, fish like salmon, tuna, eggs, nuts, beans, citrus fruits etc in your diet.

5. Regular Eye Checkup – Everyone needs an eye checkup, even kids. eye examination can also find diseases like glaucoma that have no symptoms(an important risk factor of which is age>40). Its important to detect them early so as to avoid loss.

6. Systemic diseases like diabetes mellitus, hypertension, rheumatoid arthritis etc require a baseline eye examination follow by repeated checkups as recommended by the ophthalmologists depending on the stage and severity of disease. the changes in eye might be due to the disease process per say or due to the drugs used to treat them.
7. Eye drops– do not use eye drops from chemist directly without consulting an ophthalmologist as it might contain steroids of harmful preservatives which on prolonged exposure may damage the ocular surface, cause glaucoma, cataract etc. Also when using eye drops, never touch the tip of dropper. Do not use opened eye drops more than a month. you can consult an eye hospital in Delhi for your eye drops advice.

8. Post op instructions – use eye drops as recommended, do not rub eyes. for cleaning your eyelids, wash your hands with soap and water, use cotton dipped in boiled and cooled water to gently wipe the skin over the eyelids. Avoid Splashing water in early postop period. wear sunglasses. Avoid swimming, cooking near high flame, pollution for some time.(time varies in different surgeries)

9. Tips for pollution –
a) Limit exposure to pollution
b) Wear sunglasses
c) Avoid rubbing your eyes even if particulate matter enters
d) Wash your eyes thoroughly
e) Close car windows during peak traffic hours
f) Practice hand hygiene in routine

Best Eye Care tips for kids

Eye Care Tips for Children’s Eye

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Best Eye Care Tips for Children’s Eye

1. Never Leave your children alone with crackers sharp objects like bow and arrow or even pencils for that matter as it can cause eye injury. if that happens, you must get a first aid from your local ophthalmologist.

2. if your child complaints of frequent headaches, fatigue, gets sleepy while studying or prefers to sit in the front row in the class, it might point to an underlying refractive error and needs a checkup by an ophthalmologist detecting refractive errors in children in an early stage is essential to avoid lazy eye in kinds where the vision correction changes are reduced and the best corrected vision is might not be at par with the normal. lazy eye in the kids where the vision correction changes are reduced and the best corrected vision is might not be at par with the normal. Lazy eye can be due to refractive error, squint, congrential cataract etc. eye patching can be done if detected early. if surgery is recommended for squint or congenital cataract, it should be done as early as possible (and not after 18 years as some people recommend). An Example is dr kenneth wright, a famous pediatrics ophthalmologist from Los Angels whose fifth child had squint in infancy child and he did an early surgery with great success.

3. Insect bite to the child near eye can cause allergic reaction which carries a risk of secondary in fection and a timely ophthalmic checkup is a must.

4. If your child has developed eye flu, it is best that you avoid sending the child to school as it is contagious. However, most common cause is viral and mainly supportive treatment is all that is required. However, there is a risk of developing a secondary infection and prophylactic antibiotics may be prescribed. a Visit to an ophthalmologist is advisable.

5. Laser pointers- A Laser pointer with power more than 5 milliwatts when pointed directly into someone’s eyes,can do is blink and to look away. An ophthalmic consultation should be done if that happens. As it is difficult to regulate the labeling done by manufactures, FDA Advise to never aim or shine a laser pointer at anyone and to not but buy laser pointers for your children.

6. Myopia – Main causes of myopia are genetic and environmental. However in some studies, recent epidemic of myopia is believed to be due to urbanization is increased in door activity more use of near vision as in laptops, mobiles etc. So it is better to encourage the kids to go play outdoors and restrict their screen time and your too.

7. Tips for swimming-

a) Pool-Chemicals used to disinfect pool; can cause redness, itching, inflammation, chemical or allergic conjunctivitis.
b) See, Rivers, Lakes etc might have bacteria, manmade pollutants or animal waste in them.

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