The therapeutic applications for the various ophthalmic diseases described under the heading Visual abnormalities are reviewed below.
As far as surgery is concerned, it takes place at the Clinique Générale Beaulieu and at La Clinique de MV Santé, avenue de Champel in Geneva.
Apart from glasses and corrective lenses, we also offer various therapeutic laser or injection treatments, for example:
♦ SLT laser
♦ YAG laser
♦ Various injections (Visudyne, Anti-VGF)
♦ Chromatotherapy (Agrapart method)
In order to correct and treat myopia, a patient can either opt to wear glasses, or for Excimer (PRK) laser or for surgery, depending on the degree of change.
Some people resort to surgery.
In children below the age of 4, surgery gives good results.
Excimer laser treatment nowadays gives satisfactory results.
Excimer laser treatment achieves good results.
After assessing the extent, surgery aimed at removing the blurred lens and replacing it with an implant gives excellent results.
Monitoring of glaucoma by an ophthalmologist (eye doctor) is essential. The symptoms can be resolved with eye drops, but at a more advanced stage, treatment with an SLT laser may be necessary. Surgery will be required in the event of any worsening or visual impairment.
Retinal detachment is the only surgical emergency in ophthalmology under general anaesthesia (AG).
The treatment consists of laser coagulation of peripheral retinal tears. In a second step, we carry out surgery to seal the tear and reattach the retina.
In a first step, we assess the damage in order to consider the possibility of drug treatment.
In a second step, monitoring with regular OCT by an ophthamologist and angiogram allow early detection of the transition to the "wet" form and initiation of intravitreal injection treatment.
With early diagnosis, the results and improvement of this disease may be satisfactory.
It requires long-term monitoring by an eye doctor because of the risk of the occurrence of glaucoma.
The major advantage of diabetic retinopathy treatment was that it was the first treatment implemented as a result of the emergence of laser therapy.
Nowadays, regular monitoring of the fundus of the eye and visual field as well as angiogram permit an assessment of how early treatment and stabilisation of damage will be necessary.