What are the indications and contraindications of excimer laser surgery?

Abstract: can everyone do excimer laser surgery? This is the question of many myopia patients. Ophthalmologists say excimer laser surgery is not for everyone. It also has surgical indications and contraindications. So what are the indications and contraindications?

excimer laser surgery can help myopia patients remove glasses safely, quickly and effectively. Can everyone do excimer laser surgery? Ophthalmologists said that excimer laser surgery also has surgical indications and contraindications, and not everyone can do it. So what are the indications and contraindications of excimer laser surgery? Let’s learn about it. The indications of

excimer laser surgery generally include the following points:

1. Have the desire and requirement to remove glasses;

  2、 Age 18 years old or above (except for special patients, such as children’s amblyopia);

3. Diopter is relatively stable within 2 years (the annual development degree should not exceed 0.50D);

4. Stop wearing soft contact lenses for 1-2 weeks, and check before operation after wearing hard contact lenses for about 3-4 weeks;

5. For those with high myopia and amblyopia, the best corrected visual acuity is not less than 0.5, and there are no contraindications for eye and systemic surgery.

excimer laser surgery is not suitable for everyone, and there are still some contraindications: 1. There are active inflammation and lesions in the eyes; 2. Keratoconus; 3. Central corneal thickness < 450 um; 4. Glaucoma, rabbit eye, cataract and other diseases; 5. Macular hemorrhage; 6. Fundus diseases such as retinal hole and mesh detachment; 7. Correction of severe amblyopia with very poor vision; 8. Xerophthalmia; 9. Medication history and allergy history; 10. Systemic diseases that affect wound healing, such as diabetes, immune diseases, scar constitution, etc. 11. Mental and psychological abnormalities.

what are the indications and contraindications for excimer laser surgery Introduction to. Contraindications of excimer laser surgery, such as not found before surgery, may lead to serious consequences, so we must strictly grasp the indications and contraindications of surgery.