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Ophthalmology - Treatment and Diagnosis in Israel

Tue, 01/22/2013 - 10:01 Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology in Israel

Today, Israel leads in the field of ophthalmology. The use of state-of-the-art technology allows Israeli ophthalmologists not only to recognize eye diseases at an early stage, but also to cure them successfully.
In most cases, early diagnosis of any eye disease guarantees successful treatment of the problem. Israeli ophthalmologists make concerted efforts to perform high quality diagnostics leading to effective treatment of complex disease and performance of complex surgical corrections without side effects.

Main areas of diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases:

  • pathological processes in the cornea
  • primary and secondary glaucoma
  • treatment of pathological processes in the retina
  • treatment of congenital and acquired cataracts
  • correction of the optical power of the eye
  • treatment of strabismus
  • treatment of amblyopia
  • cosmetic eyelid surgery, etc.

The main diagnostic methods include:

  • High-frequency ultrasound biomicroscopy
  • optical coherence tomography
  • laser tomography - Laser-scanning
  • electroretinography
  • microscopy endothelial
  • laser Doppler blood flow measurement
  • corneal tonometry
  • ECG eyes
  • Keratography

For correction of ophthalmologiccal pathologies Israeli doctors employ most advanced treatment methods.
Experienced ophthalmologists successfully deal with optical deviations that range from -10 diopters. to - +4 Diopter, using such methods as PRK and LASIK laser surgery.
Astigmatism, associated with the curvature of the cornea, is also treated successfully, by means of excimer laser technology. This technology uses a cool laser beam that removes all existing defects of the cornea, smoothing it all over.
Excimer laser surgery is also used for the treatment of high intraocular pressure, with excellent results.
Generally speaking, the use of Excimer laser constantly becomes more and more popular in various fields of medicine, including ophthalmology.
The wide use of laser technology in various ophthalmic surgeries is due to the fact that laser manipulation prevent development of infections are minimally invasive, and very rarely lead to any kind of complications.
The recovery period is also much shorter than in a case of standard surgery. A large number of laser surgeries every year, vast experience and the use of modern equipment guarantee excellent result.

Israel also leads in the treatment of children's eye diseases.
 Israeli ophthalmologists are successfully using the most advanced methods for treatment of such diseases as:

  • children's glaucoma
  • macular degeneration,
  • cataract in children
  • children retinopathy
  • retinoblastoma
  • uveitis

Timely recourse provides satisfactory results of both therapeutic and surgical procedures, improves quality of life and preserves child's visual function.

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