Ophthalmology

The department of Ophthalmology at Aster CMI Hospital provides treatment for a wide range of eye disorders to patients of all ages.The facility is fully equipped with state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic equipment for the treatment of retinal diseases, glaucoma, cataracts, corneal diseases, pediatric ophthalmic diseases and disorders. These include Optical coherence tomography, Visual field analyzer, Corneal pachymetry, YAG laser, Zeiss Visucam 500 for retinal angiography, Auto fluorescence and Zeiss Visuals 5325 for laser treatment.

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Faqs

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How to keep a good eye vision?

Good eye health starts with the food that you consume every day. It is vital to manage good vision which helps us to do well in our life. Some of the steps you should cultivate to maintain eye health as you age are eating a balanced diet, regular exercise routine, get good sleep daily, wear sunglasses and use safety eyewear. You can consult these good and experienced Eye specialists in Bangalore at Aster CMI Hospital for treatment of a wide range of eye problems

What is a corneal disease?

It is a serious eye condition that can cause clouding, distortion, scarring and results in blindness. Some of the common causes of corneal disease are infection, an autoimmune disorder, trauma, nutritional deficiency, dystrophies and degenerative corneal disorders, allergies and ectasia

What is Cataract surgery?

It is a surgical procedure which involves removal of the lens of your eye, and replace it with an artificial lens. Generally, cataract eye problems are developed due to ageing or injury, which changes the tissue that makes up your eye's lens. Other causes of cataract are diabetes, obesity, hypertension, smoking and UV radiation

How often should you have your eyes examined?

It is important to examine your eyes periodically throughout life to know the functionality of your eye. Based on the age factor, you should consult the eye doctor if you are under:
-Age 19-40: at least every 10 years
-Age 41-55: at least every 5 years
-Age 55 & above: at least every 3 year

What are the common ophthalmology disorders?

The common ophthalmology disorders are Bulging Eyes, Cataracts, CMV Retinitis, Colour blindness, Crossed eyes, Diabetic Macular Oedema and age-related macular degeneration

What difference does an optometrist and an ophthalmologist make?

An optometrist is an eye doctor who specializes in diagnosis and treatment of both vision and health problems and corrects refractive errors by prescribing eyeglasses and contact lenses. An ophthalmologist is an eye doctor who specializes in the surgical treatment of eye disorders. Both optometrist and an ophthalmologist are eye doctors who are experts in the diagnosis and treatment of many of the same eye conditions

What are the risk factors of cataract surgery?

The risks of cataract surgery are Infection, inflammation, swelling, bleeding, retinal detachment, secondary cataract, drooping eyelid, loss of vision, glaucoma and dislocation of an artificial lens

What is Glaucoma?

It is a group of eye conditions that damage the optic nerve and causes blindness. Other signs and symptoms of glaucoma are a sudden increase in IOP, blurred vision, halos around lights, severe eye pain, headache, nausea, and vomiting

Why should you consult an Ophthalmologist?

It is recommended to see an ophthalmologist or eye specialist if you experience symptoms such as loss of vision, changes in vision, changes in the colour of vision, dry eyes, eye infections, chronic eye problems etc are treated by an ophthalmologist

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