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This is a collective name for surgical procedures on the eye.
Using a number of techniques the procedure sharpens the focus of the eye by changing the curvature of the cornea.
This is usually done to replace contact lenses or glasses.
Read more about refractive surgery or contact Dr. Vryghem.
A surgical procedure whereby the clouded lens of the patient is removed and replaced by a lens implant or synthetic lens.
Cataract occurs frequently in people over the age of 50 who have poor eyesight.
Read more about cataract surgery or contact Dr. Vryghem.
Keratoconus & Corneal Surgery
Keratoconus is a disorder of the eye in which the vision becomes increasingly distorted due to increased myopia and astigmatism. In the initial phase, glasses or contact lenses can alleviate the problem; however, other procedures must be used in later stages.
Read more about corneal surgery or contact Dr. Vryghem.
Eyelid correction - Botox
A skin excess or dark circles under the eyes is an irritating reality for many people. This phenomenon can sometimes cause headache or fatigue, and even impaired vision.
Wrinkles can also be a source of annoyance.
Eyelid correction and Botox treatment are therefore among the most commonly implemented cosmetic procedures.
Read more about eyelid correction or contact Dr. Vryghem.
Glaucoma is an eye disorder that results from an increase in eye pressure. If left untreated it can lead to a gradual reduction in the field of vision, and eventually in later stages to blindness.
Read more about glaucoma treatment or contact Dr. Vryghem.
Treatment for strabismus (squint)
Treatment for a squint consists of restoring three-dimensional sight and remedying the disorder. This eye disorder occurs in about 2% of children under the age of 3 and about 3% of young adults.
Read more about the treatment of strabismus or squint or contact Dr. Vryghem.
Treatment of Macular Degeneration
Macular degeneration is one of the main causes of partial blindness and usually occurs in people over the age of 50.
There is a distinction between dry and wet macular degeneration.