On Lexum European Eye Clinic in Brno has been a month of new vitreoretinal center able to provide care for patients with diseases of the retina and vitreous. Have been successfully performed the first operation, called. Pars plana vitrectomy and application agents for the treatment of age-related macular degeneration.
“The Eye Clinic Lexum Brno is able to provide superior comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic care, also including outpatient cataract surgery, laser and intraocular refractive surgery to remove diopters treatment of corneal diseases, glaucoma and other eye disease,” says senior consultant Assoc. MD. Sarka Skorkovská, PhD.
Currently in civilized countries increases the number of patients suffering from ocular disorders such as age related macula degeneration (AMD), glaucoma (glaucoma), cataract (cataract). AMD is in developed countries the most common cause of damage in visual acuity in patients over 60 years and is expected to further increase. AMD causes severe visual impairment in about 6% of the population over 65 years of age and more than 20% of the population older than 75 years. This disease often affects women.
Cataracts – Glaucoma:
Cataracts are a leading cause of blindness in the world. Cataracts various proficiency there are more than 90% of patients over 75 years. “With cataracts seen in younger and younger people, so we operate and forty patients, but they are the exception and patients for almost a century. Due to the great gentleness modern surgical procedures, but also for the patients operations safe, fast, painless and with excellent results. This is a technique of phacoemulsification using very small millimeter input pin holes, that do not need to sew and use foldable soft intraocular lens “says MD. Jakub Ventruba, Ph.D.
“At our clinic a month ago, we successfully completed our operation 1111. Brno patient. The operation lasted about 10 minutes during surgery, we talked with the patient, the second day after surgery the patient sees 100% without glasses, “says dr. Ventruba.
As in the surgical treatment of cataracts, as well as eg. The laser refractive surgery, ophthalmology has undergone significant development. “At the clinic, we perform the most advanced laser surgery using a femtosecond laser. Removal eg 10 diopters takes several minutes, surgery and post-operative period is pain free, unlike on older methods, and the patient may need in the evening to watch television, “describes laser surgery dr. Ventruba.