Typically an outpatient procedure, cataract surgery may be necessary when the lens inside the eye has become cloudy and is impairing a patient’s vision.
Glaucoma Laser Procedures
Glaucoma causes an increase in intraocular pressure and can cause damage to the optic nerve. Selective Light Therapy (SLT) stimulates the eye’s healing response to help manage the pressure.
Pterygium is a noncancerous growth that can cover the tissue of the eye, including the white part and can extend onto the cornea. Surgery may be necessary when the growth begins to impair vision.
As we age, muscles that support the eyelids begin to weaken, causing fat and excess skin to gather, resulting in droopy eyelids and bags under the eyes. In some cases, this can impair a patient’s vision. Blepharoplasty involves removing excess skin, muscle, and fat.
Diabetic Retinopathy (Argon)
Patients with diabetes may develop diabetic retinopathy, which causes swelling in the macula. Laser photocoagulation is an effective treatment method for this disease.
Typically caused by a blocked gland, a chalazion is a small lump or swelling that occurs on the eyelid. Extreme cases may require surgery to treat.
In some cases, after patients undergo cataract surgery, the membrane around the lens becomes clouded. This is a laser procedure that is safe and effective at treating this condition.
This procedure involves injecting a dye into the bloodstream, which highlights blood vessels in the back of the eye. This allows the blood vessels to be photographed in order to help manage eye disorders.
Whatever condition you are facing, you can be confident that Dr. Sina J. Sabet and his team will provide the best care and treatment available. Please don’t hesitate to contact us today in Alexandria for a consultation.