Aesthetic eye surgery is also known as cosmetic eye surgery. It aims to improve signs of aging by removing eye bags, correcting drooping eyelids and creating double eyelids. Treatments include the use of ultrasound energy, laser treatment, dermal fillers and many other forms of treatment.
- Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is an eye condition that affects a tiny part of the retina called the macula, which is located at the back of the eye. The macula is a tiny area of the retina which is very important for seeing detail, color and things directly in front of a person.
Continental Hospitals is one of the best hospitals for the treatment of age-related macular degeneration as our doctors treat WET AMD patients. The latest and most effective treatment for wet AMD is anti-VEGF therapy, wherein anti-VEGF injections are periodically given in the eye that inhibits the formation of new blood vessels in the retina and keeps the retina free from hemorrhaging.
Cataract is clouding in the eye’s natural lens, which causes blurring of vision and sometimes loss of vision. Cataract treatment involves the use of new glasses, magnification, appropriate lighting, and other such visual aids. But, if the symptoms worsen and affect a person’s life, surgery is recommended by doctors. Ophthalmologists perform cataract surgery where the clouded lens is removed and replaced by a clear intraocular lens (IOL). Continental Hospitals is one of the best hospitals for the treatment of cataracts in Hyderabad as our doctors help patients suffering from cataracts in the best possible way.
- Corneal and External Diseases
Corneal and external diseases refer to eye conditions that affect the ocular surface such as dry eye, blepharitis, allergies, conjunctivitis, corneal infections, and Keratoconus. Dry eye is treated with medication such as lubricant tear solutions, medicated eye drops and other dietary and lifestyle changes. Blepharitis, inflammation of the eyelids is treated with medicines and eye drops. Corneal infections are treated by medicines. Keratoconus is a condition in which the normal cornea becomes dome-shaped and can be rectified with prescription glasses.
Diabetic patients develop this eye disease which affects the blood vessels of the eye, affects the center of the retina and peripheral vision is severely damaged. Controlling of diabetes is vital followed by treatment options like medications, laser treatment and vitrectomy (surgical removal of vitreous gel of the eye) in the early stage of the disease.
Continental Hospital is the best hospital for eye care in Hyderabad as we treat patients of all age groups with their vision problems such as myopia, astigmatism, Hypermetropia by prescribing corrective eye lenses, prescription glasses, and medication for the eye in the form of eye drops, lubricant solutions, and many more similar treatments.
Glaucoma is an eye disease due to increased intraocular pressure in the eye, which can damage the optic nerve of the eye and cause blindness. Glaucoma is usually treated with eye drops, although laser treatment and surgery can also be used. Trabeculectomy is a delicate microsurgical procedure to treat glaucoma. Early diagnosis of glaucoma is the key to the prevention of vision loss in glaucoma patients and in this regard, Continental hospitals is the best hospital in the early diagnosis of glaucoma.
- LASIK and Laser Vision Correction
LASIK is Laser in Situ Keratomileusis. It is a type of laser refractive surgery, which is the most commonly, performed laser eye surgery to treat myopia (nearsightedness), hypermetropia (farsightedness) and astigmatism. It involves a highly specialized laser (excimer laser) designed to treat refractive errors, improve vision, and reduce or eliminate the need for glasses or contact lenses.
Small-incision lenticule extraction (SMILE) is the newest type of laser eye surgery for nearsightedness which uses a precise laser to correct the vision. Continental Hospitals has the latest types of laser eye surgeries carried out in its premises and hence it is considered the best hospital for LASIK surgery in Hyderabad.
Neuro-Ophthalmology is the specialty that is concerned with visual symptoms resulting from brain diseases, such as damage to the optic nerve in the brain. Diseases treated by neuro-ophthalmologist are Pseudotumor cerebri and Optic neuritis
Ocular cancers are cancers or tumors of the eyelid, conjunctiva, intraocular structures, and orbit of the eye. Some of the eye cancers are:
- Choroidal melanoma- Skin cancer that develops in the choroid, the layer behind the retina at the back of the eye
- Eyelid tumor- Skin cancer that develops in or on the eyelid
- Retinoblastoma-cancer develops in the retina, the back of the eye where images are focused
- We are the best hospital to treat ocular oncology in Hyderabad as we have a multidisciplinary team of specialists that provide cancer treatment and proficient eye care.
- Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
It is also called as oculoplastic surgery, which deals with the reconstruction of the eye and eyelid.
The aim of this surgery is to restore normal functions of the eye and eyelid, treat the diseases and injuries affecting the soft tissues and bones around the eyes and improving the cosmetic appearance of the eyes.
- Retina and Vitreous Diseases
Vitreoretinal diseases are conditions that affect structures in the eye called the retina and the vitreous. The retina is the light-sensitive layer in the back of the eye that focuses images and transmits that information to the brain via the optic nerve. The vitreous is a clear gel that fills the space between the lens (in the front of the eye) and the retina. There are many types of retina and vitreous diseases, including macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal tears/detachments, and vitreous degeneration. Our specialists treat these diseases by anti-VEGF therapy, laser therapy, and vitrectomy in the best hospital for the treatment of Vitreoretinal diseases in Hyderabad by using the latest techniques and world-class equipment.
- Strabismus (Misaligned Eyes)
Strabismus, more commonly known as cross-eyed or wall-eyed, is a vision condition in which a person cannot align both eyes simultaneously under normal conditions. Strabismus treatment aims to improve the alignment of the eyes and to correct the resulting vision loss (amblyopia) and can be treated with a combination of eyeglasses, eye patching or surgery. Continental Hospitals understand that each person’s case is unique and provides the best treatment for strabismus in Hyderabad.
Uveitis is a form of eye inflammation, which affects uvea (the middle layer of tissue in the wall of the eye). Uveitis treatment depends on individual case, primarily to reduce inflammation in the eye. Treatment of Uveitis includes medication, which are drugs that reduce inflammation or surgery. Continental Hospitals understand the importance of an eye for a person and take adequate precautions and care while advising treatment for Uveitis for a patient. Hence, it is considered the best hospital for treating Uveitis in Hyderabad.