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Eye Surgery in Argentina

Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine responsible for the study of eye diseases, the eye muscles, the lacrimal system, eyelids and their treatment. The ophthalmologist (eye doctor) is specialized in diagnosing and treating ailments through various tests.

Some of the eye surgeries performed by our ophthalmologists in Argentina are:

  • Lasik Surgery: LASIK method is used, the most currently used nowadays to mold the surface of the cornea and correct the defect of the eye as a contact lens would do it.
  • Phakic Intraocular Lens Implants: the solution for visual defects that can not be corrected by laser surgery. Consists of placing inside the eye a small intraocular lens to focus images on the retina in a clear way.
  • Cataract Surgery: Phacoemulsification is the most commonly used technique for cataract surgery, is safe and effective. After surgery you will have a clearer vision.
  • Glaucoma Surgery: a procedure used to reduce the level of eye pressure and to reduce and / or prevent loss of sight. It is done with Laser and replaces the effect of drugs on a more permanent basis.
  • Eyelid Ptosis Surgery: the procedure is usually done on an outpatient basis, and there are different surgical techniques. Through surgery  the appearance and functioning of the eyelids restored with success.
  • Keratoconus Surgery: the most modern, safe and appropriate surgical treatment are "intracorneal ring" implants and is performed by laser surgery.

Publication date: 06/10/2016
Note: This information serves as support and does not replace your doctor's opinion.

  • Instituto Argentino de Normalización y Certificación
  • American Society of Reproductive Medicine
  • Federación Ibero Latinoaméricana de Cirugía Plástica
  • Sociedad Argentina de Cirugía Plástica, Estética y Reparadora
  • Sociedad de Cirugía Plástica de Córdoba
  • Asociación Médica Argentina
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