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Moscow St. Petersburg Novosibirsk Nizhny Novgorod Rostov-on-Don
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EXCIMER Ophtalmologic Clinics Ophtalmologic clinic
Moscow St. Petersburg Novosibirsk Nizhny Novgorod Rostov-on-Don

Treatment of myopia

Currently there are more than twenty methods to treat myopia.

It is a refractive anomaly that consists in the images projected onto the plane in front of the retina and not onto the retina itself, as it should have been. As a result, the vision gets blurry. The purpose of myopia correction procedures is to retune the optical system in order to get it to focus where it should be.

Another purpose of treatment is to arrest the progression of the condition.

Vision of a myopic person

Vision of a myopic person

How to get rid of myopia

Today’s ophthalmology offers safe and reliable methods of curbing this dangerous condition.

No need to make yourself feel uncomfortable and suffer through your condition – Excimer offers all possible methods of myopia correction!

You will be offered the best method of treatment based on integrated optical examination using advanced diagnostics equipment.

Vision diagnostics at Excimer

Laser vision correction

The most popular method of myopia, farsightedness и astigmatism correction these days is laser vision correction.. The reason is simple: in 5 minutes or so you get a 100% vision for many years to come!

recommended for

  • Сandidates with up to–12,0 D of myopia.

Recommended age for correction is 18 to 45. In all cases, correction shall be greenlighted by your attending doctor with respect to the case specifics.

brief description of the method

Vision is improved by reshaping the curvature of the cornea, one of the human natural eye lenses. Today’s ophthalmology offers many methods of this procedure suitable for almost any individual case.

result

The patients regain normal vision as early as in 1,5 to 2 hours after the correction. As compared to spectacles and contact lenses, laser correction solves the problem of impaired vision once and for all, without the need for any additional vision-enhancing contraptions.

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Phakic lens implantation

Best choice for patients with severe myopia!

recommended for

  • Сandidates with up to–20 D of myopia.

For patients whose natural accomodation (i.e. the ability of the eye to focus on the nearer and farther objects) is preserved. Recommended age for correction is 18 to 45.

brief description of the method

Phakic lens implantation is essentially the same as correction using contact lenses. The difference is that phakic lenses are implanted directly onto the eyeball, as compared to the contact lenses that attach themselves to the cornea.

result

Phakic lenses are invisible and cause no discomfort for the patient. They preserve the ability of the eye to see both nearer and farther objects. The vision is improved right after the procedure.

Refractive lens exchange (lensectomy)

Best choice for patients with severe myopia!

recommended for

  • Сandidates with up to–20 D of myopia.

Recommended for patients aged 45 and above. However, this procedure is also available to the patients of other age groups. In all cases, refractive lens exchange shall be greenlighted by your attending doctor with respect to the case specifics.

brief description of the method

Lensectomy as a method of astigmatism treatment consists in exchanging the natural eye lens for an artificial phakic intraocular lens.
Excimer uses intraocular lenses similar to human eye lenses as to their optical parameters. Types of artificial eye lenses.

result

Excimer uses intraocular lenses similar to human eye lenses to achieve the best possible result after the procedure.

Device-assisted methods of myopia treatment in children

recommended for

  • Patients older than 3.

Highly effective and attenuated therapy recognized internationally and in Russia. A great opportunity to shape the flexible optical system of a growing child.

brief description of the method

Excimer Children’s Department has at its disposal an array of state-of-the-art devices for laser, ultrasound and infrared laser therapy. Young patients are offered vacuum massage, laser and electrostimulation, magnetic therapy and training sessions using the patented Reamed device designed by the leading experts of Brain Research Institute.

result

As part of an integrated therapeutic regimen, device-assisted procedures are a great tool for training visual acuity and improving circulation in the children’s eyes!

Progressing myopia treatment. Scleroplasty

recommended for

  • Myopia with visual acuity dropping by more than 1D each year.

The risks behind progressing myopia are retinal ruptures and separations, vitreous haze, and gradual drop in visual acuity.

brief description of the method

Scleroplasty is a surgical intervention which consists in introducing a plate inside the eyebal to support the sclera (the outer layer of the eye) and strengthen the walls of the eye to inhibit its growth and progression of myopia.

result

A viable solution of issues related to progressing myopia. After scleroplasty and stabilization of visual functions, you can fully recover your vision thanks to laser correction.

Myopia prevention

Don’t despair if you have myopia. Often it is possible to curb the condition, if not altogether stop the loss of vision, if you follow these simple rules:

  • don’t strain your vision too much;
  • use comfortable lighting;
  • don’t forget to exercise your eyes.

Here is the main thing: make a practice of regular appointments with your opthalmologist. Proper diagnostics and treatment in due time is your main weapon in fighting your problems with eyesight.

Treatment of myopia
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