Eye & ENT

What is Cataract surgery  Cataract surgery is a simple procedure where a surgeon removes the eye's clouded natural lens and replaces them with artificial intraocular lens (IOL). The entire operation is usually done on an outpatient basis and lasts between 15 and 30 minutes. Patients may experience little to no pain and can usually return to their normal activities the following day. How much time is required? 15-30 minutes in surgery What type of anesthesia will be given?  ...
What is a Goiter? It is an enlargement of the thyroid gland which is located in the lower part of the neck. Goiter can occur when the thyroid gland is inflamed, occupied by tumors or inefficient in making thyroid hormones. Types of goiter Diffuse goiter: The enlargement is smooth and generalized Nodular goiter: Enlargement is due to the growth of one or multiple nodules within the gland. Nontoxic goiter: It continues to produce the proper amounts of thyroid hormones. ...
What is Rhinology and sinus surgery? This is a subspecialty that deals with nasal and sinus problems. These include common problems such as allergies, sinusitis, and nasal obstruction. Less common problems include tumors of the anterior skull base and of the sinuses. Having this surgery may be the only means to get a badly blocked or infected sinus to drain properly. However, surgery does not always cure sinusitis. Some people may require a second surgery. The surgery is usually successful whe...
What is a Cochlear Implant? A cochlear implant is an intricate, medical electronic device that is surgically implanted behind the ear to treat hearing loss. A cochlear implant improves hearing by representing sounds better. Patients may not get back normal hearing but they will be able to hear sounds more clearly and will have an improved understanding of speech in environments filled with noise. How does the Cochlear Implant work? A cochlear implant consists of internal parts that are impla...
What is it? Intraocular lens (IOL) are lens implanted in the eye used to treat cataracts or myopia. Whenever a person undergoes cataract surgery, he/she has 2 different options either goes for intraocular lens or for contact lenses/eyeglasses are used. There are different types of intraocular lens are there which depend on person conditions whether nearsighted or farsighted or many other factors. The most common type of IOL is the pseudophakic IOL. In order to determine the power of the lens im...
What is LASIK Eye Surgery? LASIK - Laser-Assisted in Situ Keratomileusis - is a type of refractive eye surgery to correct myopia (short-sightedness), hyperopia (long-sightedness) and astigmatism in order to remove the need for glasses or contact lenses. LASIK eye surgery is carried out with a laser to flatten and reshape the cornea. How is LASIK Surgery carried out? The eye is kept open with a clip. First the surgeon creates a flap on the cornea, which is pulled aside. The surgeon remodels t...