ICL PROCEDURE

Harsha Sai Eye Hospital is the First Center in Nizamabad to perform ICL Surgeries.

All the refractive errors of the eye such as short-sightedness (myopia), far-sightedness (hyperopia) and astigmatism can be corrected using Implantable Contact Lenses (ICLs) which lenses that a micro millimeter in thickness and are in the eye for correction of refractive errors. These Implantable Contact Lens are placed inside the eye and does not require removal frequently like the normal contact lens where the individual has to place and remove the lens on a daily basis. ICL are soft contact lens that through a small incision are inserted into the eye, it is placed in front of the natural lens of the eye. This Implantable Contact Lens provide best alternative to laser eye surgery like LASIK and Implantable Contact Lens procedures are reversible that means you can change it to previous state if at all the patient desires it. Implantable Contact Lens are preferred with patient who have corneal defects dry eyes or Keratoconus.

Why Choose Us

  • Leaders in cataract surgery as we are one of the early care providers in this field.
  • Latest technology adopted to ensure the best of the treatments.
  • Equipments with high-class feature.
  • Facility with all in-house care for before, during and after the procedures.
  • Most importantly qualified and experienced surgeons with staff having served and handled successful cataract procedures for any number of times.
  • Diagnostics for supplementing and assisting the surgeons to arrive at the most relevant and best treatment for the patient.

ICL

ICL CORRECTS:

ICL corrects refractive error that can cause blurring of vision, glare in the eyes or halos with light that is bright, double vision, strained eyes or headaches. Glasses can correct this and even a contact lens can correct this problem of refractive errors.

TEST REQUIRED BEFORE ICL:

Painless vision tests are performed thus below tests are performed to assess the extent of error and accordingly the further course of action is recommended like the type of corrective glasses required and so on.

  • Visual Acuity Test
  • Corneal Topography
ICL PROCEDURE IN DETAIL

Before the procedure the eyes are dilated are cleaned by draping around the eye. Eyes are then anaesthetized by local anesthetic and no general anaesthetic is required which means you will be awake during the procedure. After placing, an eyelid speculum is placed to prevent you from blinking during the procedure. During procedure the lens is folded with lens insertion device and the this lens folded or curled is then inserted through a very tiny hole which is about 3mm in diameter and the lens is positioned just behind the iris and adjust rotated into a correct position. Implantable Contact Lens can be placed into both eyes in the same day or can be placed in two different sessions or days if the consultant prefers. An hour after the procedure, the eyes are checked for vision and pressure. Medications such as steroids and antibiotic eye drops will be needed after the procedure for a couple of days. The recover time is less and most patient can start there normal activity within a week.

ADVANTAGES OF ICL

ALL THE REFRACTIVE ERRORS OF SHORT-SIGHTEDNESS (MYOPIA), FAR-SIGHTEDNESS (HYPEROPIA) AND ASTIGMATISM CAN BE CORRECTED ICL.

Advantage of ICL– an all in one procedure.

REFRACTIVE ERRORS RANGING STARTING FROM -20D TO +10D AS WELL AS CYLINDER OF UPTO 6D CAN BE CORRECTED BY ICL. SO ALMOST ALL LEVELS OF POWER CAN BE TREATED.

Advantage of ICL – an all powers and range of lens included.

ICL USES LENS THAT IS MADE FROM “COLLAMER” MATERIAL, IT IS SAFE AND BIO SYNCHRONOUS OR COMPATIBLE AND IS VERY SAFE TO STAY IN THE EYE FOR VERY EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME.

Advantage of ICL – Durable and last long.

ICL DOES NOT REMOVE THE NATURAL LENS IN THE EYE, THE EYE STILL FUNCTIONS IN THE NATURAL WAY TO FOCUS THE LIGHT AS ALL THE NATURAL FUNCTIONS ORIGINALLY DONE WILL BE DONE IN THE SAME WAY AS THE ORIGINAL LENS IS STILL PRESERVED. THIS IS UNLIKE IN CATARACT PROCEDURE.

Advantage of ICL – Originality of the natural lens preserved and so its functions.

ICL AVOIDS MOST OF THE DAY-TO-DAY MANUAL REMOVAL AND FIXING OF THE LENS BY INDIVIDUAL THERE BY TIME SAVED, SO THIS CAN BE A GOOD ALTERNATIVE TO NORMAL CONTACT LENS.

Advantage of ICL – Less of a after procedural hassle

ICL AVOIDS MOST OF THE DAY-TO-DAY MANUAL REMOVAL AND FIXING OF THE LENS BY INDIVIDUAL THERE BY TIME SAVED, SO THIS CAN BE A GOOD ALTERNATIVE TO NORMAL CONTACT LENS.

Advantage of ICL – Less of a after procedural hassle

OTHER ADVANTAGES OF ICL

  • ICL can’t be lost or spoiled or broken or crushed accidently.
  • ICL don’t have to be replaced more frequently like glasses as the power changes.
  • ICL is preferred by individuals if they have no better option of LASIK if they are not a suitable candidate for laser procedures, ICL becomes a better alternative.
  • It is good cosmetically as it cannot be seen as it is invisible.
  • Unlike laser vision correction procedures that permanently change your vision, it is possible to later remove an ICL when ever warranted or desired.
  • As in LASIK ICLs takes about 10 minutes for the procedure. That is easily removed or replaced (5-10 minutes)
  • No blood! No pain! No hospitalization!
  • Excellent quality of vision.
  • Fast recovery.

What We Suggest

We at Harsha Sai Eye Hospital are well equipped for Implantable Contact Lens ICLs procedure and other refractive error procedures, we suggest if there is any problem with your vision you should approach our specialized doctors and we certainly will give you an honest opinion that if any further testing need to be done and prescribe an appropriate treatment or surgical strategy, as this is the question of sight we recommend you to immediately consult if there are any signs of refractive errors at the earliest at Harsha Sai Eye Hospital.

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