Contoura Vision Laser Surgery is also known as a topography guided Lasik surgery. It is an advanced form of customized surgery which offers high degree of precision and accuracy in treating vision related problems.Contoura Vision technology improves upon the traditional customized procedures by using most advanced corneal mapping technology to map whole surface of your corneaup to 22,000 elevation points and create a unique highly customized treatment plan.
The procedure uses most advanced mapping technology to measure the contours of the surface of your cornea and so on. Once the measurements are taken the eye surgeon prepares a customized and a personalized treatment plan for the individual. The treatment method can be used to treat numerous vision problems like nearsightedness, farsightedness and irregularity of cornea or astigmatism. The procedure is so advanced that it can take numerous images of the eye and can be evaluated around 22000 exclusive evaluation points of the cornea to detect the exact problem of vision. The procedure can smoothen any form of the surface irregularity of the cornea to bring in vision clarity.
The topographic guided Contoura vision surgery is considered to be a safe procedure, which takes fifteen minutes to complete. It is a painless procedure which requires no stitching or bandaging. The recovery time is also fast, recovery depends on the type of vision problem one is suffering from, age and other medical conditions of the patient. After the surgery, one gets total freedom from eye glasses and contact lenses. After the surgery have someone to take you home, and avoid rubbing the operated eye. The procedure is effective in doing away with problems like, blurring, glare, double vision, light sensitivity and the problem of night driving.
Advantages of Contoura vision Lasik laser surgery
After the treatment, patient become less dependent on glasses or contacts. Night driving becomes hassle-free with improved vision and lesser sensitivity towards night. Overall quality of vision improves to the optimal level depending on age and physical condition of the patient.
1. Specs Removal
Contoura vision Lasik laser surgery follows highest standards of safety in specs removal practices and it is US-FDA approved for the said procedure.
- Stitch free
- Infection free
- Bandage free
- Hospitalization free walk-in/walk-outspecs removal
2. Corneal Irregularities Correction
The surgery enhances visual sharpness and vision quality by producing an optically perfect and smooth corneal surface free from deformities both age related and accidental.
3. Visual Axis Treatment
Contoura vision Lasik laser surgery is the only treatment available forvisual axis that is the natural axis of the eye. Other surgeries like LASIK and SMILE work on pupillary axis only. Visual axis treatment results in further enhancement of the quality of vision.
Side effects of Contoura vision Lasik laser surgery
Post-operative care is necessary for each patient because there could be side effects ranging from mild to severe depend on the complexity of the surgical process, patients’ response to the surgery and quality of post-operative care.
While most patients are allowed to walk-out after surgery, they are prescribed a list of do’s and don’ts to take care of their eyes
- Patients could feel mild discomfort during the healing period
- They could have watery eyes or redness in eyes as minor side effects that require no medication
- Healing time depends on the complexity like removal of higher prescription specs take more time
Luckily the patients that you relatively younger with no serious health issue can return back to their normal life even the next day of surgery depending on the surgeon’s advice.
Candidature for Contoura vision Lasik laser surgery
Just having specs or vision problem won’t make you the right candidate for Contoura vision Lasik laser surgery. An eye surgeon would look into the matter deeply before making an opinion on your candidature for the treatment.
a) Surgery is advised for patents of over 18 years of age. It is necessary for the vision to be stable for at least a year before the surgery. Eye power keeps changing in the growing age and interruption in this time could obstruct the growth of the eye power.
b) Pupil diameter is also a critical factor to consider. But the good thing is that advance surgery can work on the pupils of up to 8.5mm in diameter. This factor is related to night vision.
c) Corneal thickness is also a concern especially when a thin cornea could make surgery a difficult job. But advance surgery has made it possible to carry out surgical procedure while saving 40% of the cornea.
d) While most eye clinics consider Tear Film Score to calculate risk of dryness post-surgery, some clinics go a step ahead and check quality of tears to make sure that the patient is free from the risk of post-surgery dryness.
e) Women expecting pregnancy are kept out of the candidature for Contoura vision Lasik laser surgery.
f) Chronic ailments including diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, ocular herpes simplex and heart problems that require pacemaker reduce the candidature for Contoura vision Lasik laser surgery.
Contoura vision Lasik laser surgery cost in Delhi
Being an advanced treatment, Contoura vision Lasik laser treatment carries a higher price tag but the actual cost of treatment for a patient is calculated by considering a number of factors including the age and physical health of the patient.
The approximate cost of Contoura vision Lasik laser surgery falls between ₹95,000 and ₹1,15,000 per eye. But an accurate amount would be calculated after considering important factors. Also, eye clinics offer discounts that helps in saving money on additional expenses.
Contoura vision LASIK Laser Surgery in Delhi
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