LASIK stands for LASER ASSISTED IN SITU KERATOMILEUSIS. This laser vision correction procedure can be used to treat myopia (near sightedness), hyperopia (Farsightedness) and Astigmatism. LASIK is a procedure that uses the “Cool” light from an Excimer laser to reshape the inner tissue of the cornea.
Cataract is clouding of normal clear crystalline lens of the eye. It leads to decrease or loss of functional vision . It can be compared to a window that is frosted. The amount and pattern of cloudiness can vary within the lens.
Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the world, according to the World Health Organization. Estimates put the total number of suspected cases of glaucoma at around 65 million worldwide.
What is Diabetic Retinopathy?
India stands to become largest diabetic population by 2010.Population of diabetic patients in India is 34 million acording to various sources.