An eye institute in Kolkata brings advanced smile-laser refractive corrective surgery, which experts say is a promising method for treating myopia and astigmatism that causes blurred vision.
Popularly known as smile, small incision lenticule extraction is a state-of-the-art technology in laser refraction process that has many advantages. Doctors said it is a tried, tested and safe technique and one can return to all daily activities including laptop, tablet, mobile phone and contact sports or swimming from the day after undergoing the procedure. “It is our pleasure to bring this technology to the people of Eastern India. The magic of the glass-free world is now available at Trenetralay in the heart of Kolkata at a very affordable cost, we have already successfully performed surgeries on many patients and they have done well in the next have resumed their normal duties from day one”, said Dr Partha Biswas, Medical Director, Treatrialaya, Kolkata.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved laser vision technology to permanently get rid of glasses and contact lenses, a precision laser is used to correct myopia and astigmatism. Since the incision is only 2-3 mm, it ensures better maintenance of corneal strength. Smaller incisions also mean less chance of developing dry eye and a faster recovery for the patient. UP News