If you want to go for eye-checkup for any kind of eye problem, a visit to the ophthalmologist is im-portant. They check the eye and prescribe medications and suggest surgery if necessary. If a pa-tient requires glasses due to his weak eyesight, they also prescribe the right lenses or glasses re-quired. Ophthalmologists also help in eye check-up and diagnose retinal problems. Retinal prob-lems can be linked to aging, diabetes or different ailments. It could also be related to trauma or family history. The symptoms of retinal diseases may include blurred or distorted vision, seeing cobwebs, defected or lost vision, etc. In such cases, the ophthalmologist conducts an eye exam. He thereafter searches for abnormalities of the eye and gives proper treatment. The retinal medical treatment initially includes tests such as Amsler grid test. It is then be followed by different tech-niques such as Optical coherence tomography (OCT), Fluorescein angiography, Indocyanine green angiography, Ultrasound etc. Similarly, Bladeless cataract surgery is a kind of treatment, which uses hi-tech laser for surgery. This surgery is set to revolutionize the ophthalmological stud-ies as it gives the best treatment against blindness in India. However, it will cost double that of cat-aract surgery presently being done. This problem is mostly age-related and leads to blindness if left untreated. In this process, the ophthalmologist inserts an artificial lens inside the eye without using stitches. Also, as the incision is self-healing, the patient manages to go home the very same day. The new computer-guided femtosecond laser is the next step to dissolving cataracts.
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