What happens if you go for the Combination of Femto Lasik and Corneal Crosslinking (C3r)?

There are various eye conditions that people are suffering from. Also, all of them require a different approach to tackle the situation. Some of the procedures may have few risks and side effects. Hence, Visual Aids Centre provides the best proper eye care and cure. Thus, we have come up with the combination of Femto Lasik and corneal crosslinking. It is an effective procedure to strengthen the cornea. Also, we use the latest technology and equipment to perform this process. Most of our patients have shown great recovery after this procedure.Even if you have a high number, you can also go for this procedure. This combined treatment offers great results. Also, it reduces all the other risks and complications. So, this treatment will provide better vision. It is safe and approved.

Moreover, we suggest this combination of the treatment only after you qualify as a good candidate for the process. Thus, we perform an overall eye and health check-up before moving further with any procedure. Contact our top eye specialist for the best and safest care and treatment.

Both these procedures are usually preferred to be done together in case the patient has a higher prescription with a thin cornea.

What is Femto Lasik?

Femtosecond-assisted is a type of laser eye surgery. And this is among the modern and safest process that is more accurate. It is the most customized treatment for correcting myopia, farsightedness, and astigmatism. Also, it is a blade-free and bladeless Lasik. So, you need not fear having a blade near your eye. Hence, the only crucial thing is finding a reliable eye-care specialist after you decide to have vision correction surgery. You can choose the best eye surgeon in Delhi at Visual Aids Centre. We have a team of eye specialists who provide the most suitable treatment for your eyes.

Thus, if you have minor/moderate myopia, hyperopia, or astigmatism, you can be a good candidate for Femto. Also, patients with suitable corneal thickness can go for this procedure. But, to know the same, you must visit your eye doctor. Your doctor will perform a complete eye check-up to determine whether you are suitable for Femto Lasik.

What is the entire procedure like?

The Femto Lasik is a quick procedure. So, the surgery takes about 10 minutes for each eye. And the process of repair takes about one to two days. Hence, you can return to your normal lifestyle soon after the surgery. Also, the recovery is much better and quicker. Many patients achieve 20/20 vision without glasses or lenses. However, it may take several days or weeks to stabilize your vision.

This process involves using a femtosecond laser to create high precision, thin corneal. Then the surgeon uses an excimer laser to reshape the corneal tissue. Further, the flap is replaced to get the crystal clear vision. Hence, it can be a little expensive but effective in contrast with the standard Lasik process.

How much time does it take to recover after Femto Lasik?

The recovery time of each patient can vary depending on their condition. Usually, it takes three to six months to recover after Femto Lasik. Also, wearing an eye shield for about 24 to 48 hours is advisable. However, you may have a blurry vision for around 2-3 hours after the surgery. But, you may notice a great improvement within 24 hours. A little bit of fluctuation or blurriness is because your eyes need time to adjust. Besides, a regular follow-up with your doctor is essential. It is necessary to avoid any possible risks or complications further. Also, they constantly check your eyes and track your recovery well. Thus, following do’s and don’ts is essential to ensure a speedy recovery.    

What are the advantages of the Femto Lasik procedure?

Various advantages of Femto Lasik are as follows-

  • The risk of injury or bruise during the surgery is very lower.
  • It creates a thinner cornea flap which is better for long-term results. Thus, your healthy corneal tissue remains intact.
  • Also, Femto Lasik keeps the shape and thickness of the flap uniform. Hence, it helps to reduce the risk of any problems while healing.
  • In this process, there is very less pressure on the eyes. So, you need not worry about eye injury or other related issues.
  • With Femto, you may experience faster healing time and overall better recovery. Also, this process is best for long-run benefits.

For more details about Femto, contact our specialists at Visual Aids Centre. Book your appointment and get the best eye care facility.

c3r keratoconus
c3r keratoconus

What is Corneal Crosslinking (C3r)?

There are several types of treatment available for different eye conditions. So, C3r is among such treatments with a high success rate. It is a method for treating an eye condition, Keratoconus. And this problem can cause vision issues and make it blur. Also, this treatment can stabilize your vision in the early stages. Besides, with C3r cannot correct your sight completely. But, it can prevent your vision problems from worsening and maintain the current vision.

In the C3r process, the doctor will put riboflavin drops and leave them for 30 minutes. Then it is exposed to UV rays which activate the riboflavin and thus increase the crosslinking. Hence, these rising links maintain your vision and stop Keratoconus from growing further.

What are the benefits of c3r?

Here are some major benefits of C3r-

  • Firstly, in the early stages, it may help to stabilize your vision.
  • Also, it helps maintain your present level of vision.
  • It increases corneal tissue strength.
  • After this procedure, you can start your daily life activities much sooner.

So, it is one of the most prevalent eye treatment options. Also, it may provide quick relief. But, it is wise to consult a specialist to know the most suitable cure for your eyes.


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