The procedures for the correction of eyesight disorders are divided into two categories: those performed on the corneal surface by means of therapies that use light sources for each phase of the treatment, femtosecond, exciplex and ultraviolet; and those involving the insertion or replacement of an intraocular lens.
ALL-ROUND CARE FOR EVERY EYESIGHT PROBLEM
Clinical ophthalmology, namely that branch of ophthalmology specifically aimed at the diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases, provides ophthalmic surgery support in SERI Lugano. The aim here is to resolve all the eyesight disorders a patient might have, with the same degree of depth and specialization. Thus the patient can also turn to the Switzerland Eye Research Institute for vision problems that do not result from disorders of visual acuity (e.g., myopia, hypermetropia, astigmatism or presbyopia), but rather arise from disorders that result in reduced visual capacity: this is the case of glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy.
This branch, known as retinal medicine, is closely aligned with the field of pediatric ophthalmology for the early screening of vision disorders and eye diseases in children and the monitoring of the development of their vision system.
LASIK X-tra has evolved out of the technique, the most exciting procedure in refractive surgery.
The Pinelli Presby Profile technique is in evpatery respect an exciting new anti-ageing treatment which can turn the clocks back a long way.
Like LASIK, Advanced Surface Ablation (ASA) is a technique that uses excimer laser to correct myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism.
Dr Pinelli has pioneered an important new variation of the technique known as Osmotic Transepithelial Cross-Linking.
Retinal disease is known as retinopathy and presents different symptoms according to where the retina is affected.
Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a disease related to advancing age that affects a specific region of the retina, the macula.
SERI Lugano has a dedicated Paediatric Ophthalmology Service to assess visual capacity and any related disorders in children.
Commonly known as “lazy eye”, it is a condition in which one or both eyes have reduced visual function, or even none at all.
Lensectomy is a surgical procedure to remove the natural crystalline lens and implant an artificial one that is foldable, transparent, and made of biocompatible materials.
A phakic IOL is an intraocular lens implanted in the eye without removing the crystalline lens. In fact, it is added to the existing natural lens that governs focusing.