Eye Health and Diseases
Our eyes, which are one of our five senses, provide us to hold on to life by allowing to see the beauties of the world. They have an important place on learning and perception. Age, genetic diseases and external factors may affect them negatively. But lots of treatment methods on eye diseases have been developed with today's technology. Many eye diseases can be treated with robotic methods.
The most important factor on eye diseases is early diagnosis, too. Therefore any discomfort should not be ignored and visual inspections should be done periodically.
Eye Diseases and Their Treatments
There are especial condensers in the structure of our eyes. Cataract occurs as these consenders become transparent in advanced ages due to the external factors. All objects we see become blurrred. Also advanced level of cataract causes confusing the objects. Success rate on cataract treatment with surgical intervention is high.
This diasease which is known as eye pressure colloquially is defined as glaucoma. Glacuma, can be tretaed with early diagnosis and early treatment, is a serious disease that can lead to vision loss. For this reason regular annual eye exam must be taken.
Treatment of glacuma is done in 3 ways :
Sharpen of the Cornea
This diease, known as keratokonus, occurs with progressive thinning or sharpen of the transparent area, which is cornea, located on topcoat of the eye.
It occurs more in adolescence period and generally comes to people's attention in twenties. Treatment of this disease which begins to be more frequent with the aging of the world's population is done by expert physicians with regular follow-up.
At first the glasses are applied to the treatment. Intraocular ring treatment is one of the effective methods. It is not visible when viewed from the outside but the patient can take out any time. There is nothing wrong with its lifetime arrest.
Sharpen of the cornea can be precluded by crosskinking method in which the molecules of the cornea can be influenced. Another treatment method of this is corneal transplantation. The operation is done with general anasthesia and the patient does not feel any pain. Finally, excimer laser is among the methods of precluding sharpen of the cornea, too.
This disease, known as retinis pigmentosa and more common in consanguineous marriages, is defined as hereditary retinal.
It is treated with especial glasses on which there is a camera by placing a chip in the center of the patient's vision.
It is a surgical operation to treat eye defects like myopic, astigmatic and hypermetrope. Laser treatment is a FDA approved safe treatment technology.
Your physician can determine whether your eyes are appropriate for excimer laser or not. Full eye examination and application of some further analysis are required to determine the convenience.
Almost the whole defects can be corrected by excimer laser treatment. It is possible to be come out of the hospital within the same day.
People who can not be treated with excimer laser :
It is an eye disease which occurs in the center of the retina. It generally occurs on people who are over 50 and may cause vision problems in the advanced level. It can be removed with photodynamic theraphy developed as of 2015 and drug theraphy.
Indeed it is a cornea transplantation and treated by transplantation of cornea from dead people to the patient. Healthy parts of eye are not damaged during the transplantation and eye tissue rejection of patient during transplantation has never seen before.
It can be said that this treatment gives a positive response by 99%.
Treatment of Eye Diseases in Turkey
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