Cirugía refractiva ocular

Written by: Dr. Jaime Garrido Linares
Edited by: Top Doctors®

Ophthalmology specialists define it as non-painful surgery that is done on an outpatient basis after prior administration to the patient of topical anesthesia. This anesthesia is local and consists of the application of drops in the eye. Once the anesthesia is administered, and depending on the technique most appropriate for the patient considering their graduation, the anatomy of their eye, their age, etc ... The eye is prepared to begin the treatment, thanks to the current lasers, a corneal remodeling can be performed, eliminating the graduation quickly, safely and without pain.

With refractive surgery, almost all existing refractive defects can be treated


Vision recovery in a few hours with laser eye surgery

Both eyes are usually operated on the same day. The vision can recover almost in full from a few hours after the intervention until a few days after the same, depending on the technique used.


From myopia to presbyopia

It can treat almost all existing refractive defects: myopia, farsightedness, astigmatism and even in some cases, presbyopia or tired eyesight.


A laser eye surgery suitable for almost all patients

According to Ophthalmology specialists , the procedure depends on several factors: the type of refractive defect, the amount of diopters, the age of the patient, the anatomy of the eye, etc ... But with the innovative techniques that currently exist, most the patients are suitable for refractive surgery, either with laser techniques or by the implantation of intraocular lenses.


The importance of following the indications of the specialist in refractive surgery

Depending on the technique to be used, patients have to follow a series of pre- and post-surgical recommendations. It is important to comply with the treatment prescribed by the doctor, which consists of the application of drops during the weeks prior to the intervention. Likewise, it is also essential to always follow the guidelines of the surgeon, who is the one who knows in depth the state of the patient's eye and his particular needs.

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By Dr. Jaime Garrido Linares

Dr. Garrido is a reputed top-level Ophthalmologist with more than 10 years of experience . Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Malaga, has a Master's Degree in Clinical Ophthalmology and various Expert degrees in many treatments, in addition to having obtained the Doctorate with the unbeatable Cum Laude qualification. He has published numerous national and international research, and stands out for being a specialist in the innovative treatment of Refractive and Implant-Refractive Surgery .

In his professional career, his current position at the Clinic El Pilar in Malaga stands out , where he performs his work as an expert Ophthalmologist in: Cataract surgery, treatment of Keratoconus , diagnosis and treatment of Glaucoma and pathologies such as Diabetic Retinopathy . Also, he works as a specialist for the Andalusian Health Service .

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