A surgical procedure which is performed on the eye or any part of the eye is Ophthalmologic surgery. Most often, it is used to treat retinal defects, repair eye muscles, or to remove cataracts or cancer. With state of the art medical and surgical care and highly experienced surgeons, these surgeries are routinely performed with an aim of restoring or improving vision in people of all ages, from young to old.
Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that cause damage to the optic nerve, which transmits visual information from the eye to the brain. It occurs due to the build-up of abnormally high pressure inside the eye. This condition causes no pain and produces no symptoms in its initial stage. However, if the damage worsens, noticeable vision loss occurs and gradually leads to total blindness or even permanent vision loss.
At Fortis, the subspecialty of Neuro Ophthalmology addresses the neurological problems related to the eye. If Neuro Ophthalmic conditions are not treated on time, it could lead to the death of the optic nerves, resulting in visual impairment and even irreparable damage. A few common conditions associated with neuro ophthalmology are optic neuritis, papilledema, ischemic optic neuropathy, compressive optic neuropathy, inflammatory and infectious optic neuropathies, diabetic Neuropathy, hereditary and traumatic optic neuropathies, etc.
The Ophthalmic Oncology Department at Fortis is a highly specialized facility offering expert care in the diagnosis and treatment of various cancers and tumors that develop in the eye and surrounding tissues. It provides unparalleled, cutting edge treatment for a wide range of eye cancers including Choroidal melanoma, Conjunctival tumor, Eyelid tumor, Lacrimal gland tumors, Orbital tumor, Retina tumor, Tumors metastatic to the eye, Tumors of the optic nerve, and Tumors related to leukaemia and lymphoma.
The department of Paediatric Ophthalmology at Fortis is an advanced eye care facility that concentrates on diagnosing and treating a broad range of eye diseases and vision problems affecting children, ranging from new-born to adolescent. A few common eye conditions affecting the little ones are drooping of upper eyelids, squint, lazy eye, refractive-errors, optic nerve abnormalities, congenital glaucoma, cataract, Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP).
Uveitis is swelling or inflammation of the middle layer of the eye called the uvea. Though the exact cause of uveitis is not clear, viral, fungal and bacterial infections and certain autoimmune disorders play a role. Its symptoms include severe redness in the eye, eye pain, dark floating spots in the field of vision, light sensitivity and blurred vision. If a severe case of Uveitis is not treated early, it could lead to permanent vision loss.
The Department of Ophthalmology at Fortis Hospitals, Mumbai provides an integrated diagnostic platform that offers ophthalmic diagnostic imaging, testing and comprehensive eye exams. It is fully equipped with state of the art diagnostic equipment and tools to conduct a wide range of tests and examinations ranging from routine eye examinations to highly specialized diagnosis including Corneal topography, Fluorescein angiography, Fundus photography, Optical Coherence Tomography, Perimetry, Specular microscopy, etc.
- Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
- Cataract Surgery
- Corneal Transplant
- Lasik Surgery (Bladeless)
- Dry eyes
- Eye Movement Disorders
- Proptosis (bulged eyes)
- Tear duct surgery
- Oculoplastic Surgery
- Orbital Trauma and Fractures
- Refractive Surgery
- Retinal Surgery
- Squint Surgery