Therapeutic & Surgical Ophthalmology Department
Ophthalmology clinic of MC Nairi is a modern clinic for vision correction where highly qualified specialists work. They possess all the latest methods of diagnostics and treatment of eye diseases. For the treatment of eye diseases, the clinic uses the entire modern arsenal of conservative, laser and surgical treatment.
Many eye diseases can be cured with the means of conservative (therapeutic) treatment. For this, local treatment is used: eye drops, ointments, sometimes injections into tissues surrounding the eyeball, and general treatment: tablets, intramuscular and intravenous injections, etc. Along with traditional medicament therapy, our specialists use physiotherapeutic as well as hardware therapies. The clinic uses complex bioresonance and light pulse therapy, color pulse therapy, reflexotherapy, homeopathic treatment - all this range of therapeutic means is aimed at combating eye diseases, restoring and improving vision. Many patients that suffering from myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism choose the most simple and popular method of vision correction - glasses. Selection of the correct spectacle correction is conducted daily by all ophthalmologists of the clinic. But if patients prefer to get rid of glasses of any complexity, then depending on the age and specificity of the eyes, they can be offered both laser and surgical treatment.
High qualification of the clinic's specialists, individual approach and attentive attitude towards patients allow to conduct effective conservative treatment of diseases and pathologies of the eyes.
In the ophthalmological clinic of the MC Nairi, Lasers of the latest generation of Zeiss (Germany) have been installed to treat eye fund diseases and to perform laser operations for glaucoma and secondary cataract.
Laser treatment is performed on outpatient base, after a complete ophthalmological examination. The drops is used to dilates the patient’s pupils, then performed the examination of the fundus by means of special lenses and produces a painless laser dot effect on the affected area. 3-4 hours after the procedure, the pupils themselves narrow to normal size and the vision is restored.
Some eye diseases can be cured only by surgical treatment. The clinic is equipped with the most modern equipment and microscope for microsurgery of the eye. In the clinic the following eye surgeries are provided:
- Microsurgery of the eye
- Small eye surgery
The most frequent reason to apply to an eye surgeon is a cataract.
Most of the operations on the eyeball and in its cavity - microsurgery of the eye, are performed under a microscope: cataract treatment, glaucoma, removal of the transparent lens for myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism, reconstructive interventions after eye trauma, corneal transplantation, surgery for retinal detachment, etc. Operations on the appendages of the eyeball - oculoplasty, do not require a 12-16-fold increased imaging and usually surgeons performing interventions on eyelids, eye muscles, and lachrymal pathways use the special glasses that magnify the image. It includes strabismus surgery, inversion surgery, eversion and ptosis of the eyelids, rejuvenating operations on the eyelids, reconstruction of the eyelids after trauma, restoration of the patency of lacrimal passages, preparation of the eyeball for prosthetics in case of severe outcomes of diseases and eye injuries, reconstruction of bones and soft tissues of eye orbits.
The scope of surgical care includes small eye surgery, which includes the implementation of small surgical procedures: the removal of chalazion and barley in the eyelids, removal of papillomas, xantelasm and other benign neoplasms of the eyelids, removal of conjunctival cysts, pterygium, etc.
The Ophthalmology Clinic of the Nairi MC has a well-equipped operating and comfortable unit for the postoperative stay of patients.
The decision on the need for surgical treatment is taken after the patient undergoes a thorough ophthalmological examination.
When choosing a method of treatment, our doctors prefer minimally-invasive methods that not only return vision to people, but also make it the least traumatic and the safest way. When carrying out operations, the equipment of the best manufacturing companies is used, the most modern technologies are used - all this allows us to successfully carry out high-tech operations of eyes and obtain treatment results that meet world standards.
In the postoperative period, it is necessary to regularly observe a specialist. Ophthalmologists of our clinic will offer supportive therapy, give detailed advice and recommendations to facilitate a speedy recovery.