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ICL Eye Surgery in Tardeo, Mumbai

The eye lens is responsible for the focal distance flexibility of the human eye. Thus, to create clear images of different objects located at different distances, an eye lens is essential. It accommodates light rays to reach the retina of the eye. 

Any damage to the eye lens can create vision issues. Ophthalmology hospitals in Mumbai offer some of the best treatment options for damaged eye lenses.

What do we need to know about ICL surgery?

Implantable collamer surgery or ICL surgery is a medical procedure during which an artificial lens is implanted in the eye. This lens is placed between the iris and the natural lens of the eye by an eye surgeon. It is a phakic intraocular lens that doesn’t require the removal of an existing natural eye lens.

Ophthalmology hospitals in Mumbai can help you know more about this advanced surgery.

What are the types of ICL surgery?

  • Posterior Chamber Phakic ICL surgery:

In this ICL surgery, the lens is positioned between the natural eye lens and the iris.

  • Anterior Chamber Phakic ICL surgery:

In this ICL surgery, the lens is positioned on the eye’s iris.

What are the symptoms that indicate you may need ICL surgery?

Some of these symptoms include:

  • Myopia or nearsightedness
  • Hyperopia or farsightedness
  • Patients suffering from astigmatism

What are the causes that lead to ICL surgery?

ICL surgery implants an artificial eye lens permanently in the eye. Thus, if any patient suffers from any vision issue beyond the scope of glasses and requires eye lens replacement, ICL surgery is recommended.

There may be different medical conditions or natural conditions that may require permanent replacement of an eye lens. Some of these include eye damages due to accidents, hereditary conditions and other vision issues like myopia, astigmatism, etc.

When do you need to see a doctor?

All eye issues require immediate attention. If you have any of the conditions mentioned above, visit a doctor.

Request an appointment at Apollo Spectra Hospitals, Tardeo, Mumbai.

Call 1860 500 2244 to book an appointment.

What are the risk factors in ICL surgery?

These may include:

  • Increased pressure on eyes due to oversized lenses that causes glaucoma
  • Vision loss in case of increased eye pressure
  • Increased risk of cataract due to decreased fluid circulation in eyes
  • Cloudy cornea due to reduced endothelial cells in the cornea
  • Eye infection
  • Retinal detachment
  • Additional corrective surgery to improve lens location
  • Glare, double vision, blurry vision, etc.

How do you prepare for an ICL surgery?

  • Thorough medical examination of the eye:

An ophthalmologist conducts a medical examination of the eye before scheduling an ICL surgery to avoid post-surgery complications. 

  • A thorough examination of previous medical records:

Like in any other medical procedure, ICL surgery requires examination of a patient’s medical record. 


Ophthalmology hospitals in Mumbai offer some of the best ICL surgery options. You can book an appointment with any of the leading ophthalmologists.

What happens after ICL surgery?

There is a requirement for general medical care after ICL surgery.

What are the complications from ICL surgery?

  • Eyes Inflammation
  • Bleeding
  • Dislocation of lens
  • Corrective surgeries

What are the benefits of ICL surgery?

The key benefits of ICL surgery are improved vision due to the permanent implantation of the artificial eye lens.


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