Retinal Detachment Surgery Cost in India starts from US $2,200 and varies depending on the type of treatment, your medical condition, doctor, hospital and the city where you choose to get the treatment done.
While some patients may do well with vitrectomy or cryopexy to treat retinal detachment, others may need pneumatic retinopexy to treat the condition. Our expert doctors will advise the right treatment for you depending on the severity of your condition, which in turn will affect the cost of retinal detachment surgery in India.
An important expense when it comes to your retinal detachment surgery is going to be your ophthalmologist's fees. IndiCure recommends highly experienced, skilled, board-certified surgeons who are capable of delivering successful surgeries. Although the charges may vary depending on the experience of the surgeon, you can be assured that you are in safe and skilled hands when you choose eye treatment in India with IndiCure.
Having your retinal detachment surgery in an accredited surgical facility by skilled and qualified medical staff is a critical factor. Moreover, the geographical location of this facility in India also affects the quote. But, IndiCure provides you with a projected estimate that will be all inclusive and affordable.
The treatment-related expenses include the pre- and post-treatment expenses. The pre-treatment expenses are associated with the age and medical condition of the patient and thus the number and type of investigations required. Post-treatment expenses may include prescription medications and follow-up consultations.
We at IndiCure, understand that you travel with a budget in mind and do not like to be greeted by surprises after arrival in India. We thus club all these expenses and give you the package cost that is inclusive and affordable at the same time.
Your case manager shall give you an estimated cost of your surgery after discussing your medical reports with the surgeon. The final cost, however, shall be confirmed after your consultation with the surgeon.
In fact, we have Special Negotiated Rates with the Hospitals and you can avail Discounted Rates when you choose to Travel with IndiCure.
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|Surgery Time||1-2 hours|
|Anesthesia Type||IV Sedation|
|Stitch Removal||3 weeks|
|Recovery Time||4-6 weeks|
Insight Eye Clinic is a cutting-edge and one of Mumbai's leading eye care centres, delivering high-quality eye care. The facility is well equipped with eye care experts, specially trained staff, and the latest in eye care technology to ensure that the patients are treated with the utmost care and warmth.
Zamindar's Microsurgical Eye Centre (ZMEC), which was founded in 1997, has been offering high-quality eye care to patients in and around Bangalore for the past 25 years. Their patients vouch for their services, and they are highly regarded for offering best-in-class eye treatment.
A retinal detachment is a medical emergency in which a thin layer of tissue at the back of the eye (the retina) slips away from its normal location.
The retinal cells are separated from the layer of blood vessels that gives oxygen and sustenance by retinal detachment. The longer you wait to treat a retinal detachment, the more likely you are to lose vision in the affected eye permanently.
The abrupt emergence of floaters and flashes, as well as impaired vision, are all possible symptoms of retinal detachment. Contacting an ophthalmologist (eye doctor) as soon as possible will help you save your vision.
Retinal detachment is painless. However, there are virtually always warning signals before it develops or has progressed, such as:
Rhegmatogenous: These are the most common types of retinal detachments. A hole or tear in the retina allows fluid to travel through and gather behind the retina, forcing the retina away from the underlying tissues, causing rhegmatogenous detachments. The portions of the retina that detach lose blood supply and stop operating, resulting in visual loss.
Rhegmatogenous detachment is most commonly caused by aging. The vitreous, a gel-like fluid that fills the inside of your eye, may alter in consistency and shrink or become more liquid as you become older. The vitreous normally separates from the retina's surface without causing any problems, a situation known as posterior vitreous detachment (PVD). A tear is one of the complications of this separation.
The vitreous may pull on the retina with enough force to cause a retinal tear as it separates or peels away from the retina. If the tear is not repaired, the liquid vitreous can leak into the space behind the retina, causing the retina to detach.
Tractional: When scar tissue forms on the surface of the retina, the retina pulls away from the back of the eye, causing detachment. People with poorly controlled diabetes or other diseases are more likely to develop tractional separation.
Exudative: Fluid collects behind the retina in this type of detachment, but there are no holes or tears in the retina. Age-related macular degeneration, eye injuries, malignancies, and inflammatory illnesses can all produce exudative detachment.
The following factors raise your chances of developing a retinal detachment:
A retinal tear, perforation, or detachment is usually invariably repaired with surgery. There are a variety of strategies to choose from. Inquire about the risks and advantages of your treatment options with your ophthalmologist.
Your eye surgeon may recommend one of the following procedures to prevent retinal detachment and maintain vision if a retinal tear or hole hasn't proceeded to separation.
procedure that involves the use of (photocoagulation). A laser beam is sent into the eye through the pupil by the surgeon. The laser creates scarring around the retinal tear, which "welds" the retina to the underlying tissue.
After numbing your eye with a local anesthetic, the surgeon uses a freezing probe to freeze the outer surface of your eye exactly above the tear. The freezing creates a scar that aids in the retina's attachment to the eye wall.
You will be advised to avoid activities that may affect the eyes, such as running for a couple of weeks.
If your retina has detached, you'll require surgery to restore it as soon as possible after receiving your diagnosis. The type of surgery recommended by your surgeon will be determined by a number of criteria, including the severity of the separation.
Air or gas is injected into your eye-The surgeon injects a bubble of air or gas into the center of the eye in a procedure known as pneumatic retinopexy. The bubble, when appropriately positioned, presses the portion of the retina containing the hole or holes against the eye's wall, preventing fluid from flowing into the space behind the retina. During the operation, your doctor may employ cryopexy to heal the retinal break.
Fluid that has accumulated beneath the retina is absorbed by itself, allowing the retina to cling to the eye's wall. To keep the bubble in the appropriate position, you may need to hold your head in a specific position for several days. The bubble will eventually dissolve on its own.
Indenting the surface of your eye- The surface of your eye is indented. The surgeon sews (sutures) a piece of silicone material to the white of your eye (sclera) over the damaged area in a process known as scleral buckling. This treatment indents the eye's wall, relieving part of the tension exerted on the retina by the vitreous.
Your surgeon may make a scleral buckle that encircles your entire eye like a belt if you have multiple tears or holes or an extensive separation. The buckle is positioned in such a way that it does not obstruct your vision, and it usually stays in place indefinitely.
Draining and replacing the fluid in the eye- The fluid in the eye is drained and replaced. Vitrectomy is the operation in which the surgeon removes the vitreous as well as any tissue that is tugging on the retina. The vitreous area is then injected with air, gas, or silicone oil to assist flatten the retina.
The air, gas, or liquid will eventually be absorbed, and the vitreous area will be replenished with bodily fluid. Silicone oil may be surgically removed months later if it was used.
A scleral buckling treatment can be done with a vitrectomy.
It may take several months for your vision to improve after surgery. For a successful treatment, you may require a second surgery.
If you are suffering the signs or symptoms of retinal detachment, seek medical help right away. Retinal detachment is a medical emergency that can result in lifelong eyesight loss.
We at IndiCure completely understand your concerns and it is always our endeavor to provide the best outcome for every patient. Following is the list of questions you must ask before you embark on your journey for retinal detachment surgery in India.
Prepare to answer questions about your:
Three little holes (ports) are drilled into the white (sclera) of your eye to begin the procedure. The first permits a continuous flow of fluid into your eye, known as a 'infusion.' The second port is for inserting a specific fibre-optic 'light pipe' to offer illumination to your eye, while the third is for all other tools that require access to the eye during the surgery, such as a 'cutter' for vitreous removal.
After that, cryotherapy will be used. The fluid in your eye will then be replaced with air, and you may hear a whistling sound as this occurs. At the end of the operation, this air will be replaced with a gas, which is commonly C3F8 or SF6.
To offer a protective covering, a pad and shield will be placed over your eye at the conclusion of the operation.
Scleral buckling, pneumatic retinopexy, and primary vitrectomies with or without buckles have all been shown to be helpful in healing retinal detachments.
With detachment surgery today, our doctors expect a primary success rate of 90% or higher and a final reattachment rate of over 95%.
The vision may take several weeks or months to fully recover, but the majority of the discomfort will go away within the first week. Before resuming your typical activities, you'll need 2 to 4 weeks to heal. However, everyone recovers at their own speed. To improve as rapidly as possible, you should follow the instructions given by your doctor.
You will be given antibiotic and anti-inflammatory drops to take for a few weeks after ICL surgery. Most patients can return to normal activities within a week of ICL surgery, but you should not drive until you have been told it is safe.
Allow the eye to recover. Don't do anything that could cause you to move your head. This includes activities such as cleaning or gardening, as well as moving swiftly and carrying anything heavy. You'll most likely need to take two to four weeks off work.
Sleeping on your side or even your front is preferable, but not on your back, as this will cause the bubble to shift away from the macular hole.
It's important to remember that the goal is to improve your eyesight in the damaged eye. A retinal detachment is a serious problem that can result in blindness. Your vision will very certainly never be as good as it was before your retinal detachment, even if surgery is successful.
"SF6" and "C3F8" are two of the most regularly used gasses. SF6 gas lasts about a month in the eye, while C3F8 gas lasts around two months. The most common gas utilized is SF6, with C3F8 gas reserved for more complicated retinal detachments and macular holes. For about a week, air remains in the eye.
There is no danger in watching TV or reading. For several weeks, your vision will be blurry or impaired. Following surgery, vision is frequently impaired. This will vary depending on the sort of procedure; for example, if a gas bubble is introduced into the eye, you may see the bubble's edge as it shrinks.
It's similar to a spirit level. Above this line, you will have vision, and below it, you will be blind. The line will gradually recede, with the viewing region growing larger and the black area shrinking until it is only a circle at the bottom of your vision, after which it will vanish.
Avoid jerky head movements and strenuous activities like lifting, cleaning, gardening, and so on.
Yes, you can definitely read after the surgery. Reading may be painful for a few days, but it is not harmful to the eyes.
With a single operation, the success rate for retinal detachment surgery is over 90%. This means that one out of every ten persons (10%) will require more than one operation. This is due to new tears forming in the retina or scar tissue forming in the eye, which contracts and pulls the retina off again.
Retinal surgery is normally painless and can be done while you are awake and relaxed. Outpatient eye surgery is now possible, thanks to technological advancements that have reduced the length of the procedure. You will be given anesthetic eye drops to numb your eyes before the treatment begins.
Sleeping on your side or even on your front is preferable, but not on your back, as this will cause the bubble to shift away from the macular hole.
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