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Maxivision Super Speciality Eye Hospitals Introduces ReLEx SMILE Technology

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 Hospital News J E 4
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HYDERABAD, India, May 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Maxivision Super Specialty Eye Hospitals, Hyderabad, one of the leading eye care facilities in India has launched ReLEx SMILE (Small Incision Lenticule Extraction) technology in Hyderabad and shall also benefit the people of other cities in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh who want to go spectacle-free. SMILE is a 3rd generation of laser vision correction after PRK (Photorefractive keratectomy) and LASIK. ReLEx SMILE is exclusively performed with the Femtosecond laser system VisuMax® from Carl Zeiss, AG, Germany.

Maxivision focuses on providing good quality care with safety and affordability for patients by using the latest technology and services. SMILE technology is flap-free, pain-free, blade-free and minimally-invasive surgery. Here there is no flap and this offers the potential for more bio mechanical preservation and stability. Also there is significantly reduced incidence of dry eye, which is likely to be correlated with fewer transected nerves and collagen fibers. Whereas, in traditional LASIK, a microkeratome(blade LASIK)/femtosecond laser(bladefree LASIK) cuts a thin, hinged flap into the eye's clear surface (cornea). The flap then is lifted like a page of a book for application of Excimer laser on open cornea that reshapes the eye for vision correction.

Dr. Kasu Prasad Reddy, Chief Surgeon and Co-chairman of Maxivision Super Specialty Eye Hospitals said, "With the launch of ReLEx SMILE at Maxivision, patients would not have to undergo very long incision, there will be no flaps. That makes it safer as there are no flap-related complications. ReLEX SMILE is a single-step surgery which has good precision and predictability. We can provide patient great benefits with the least possible intervention. It gives better bio-mechanical stability to the cornea, as there is no flap."

Launching the facility, famed actress Sonal Chauhan said, "During my childhood the healthcare technology wasn't that developed, we couldn't even think of going through a vision corrective surgery, whereas now I am glad to be a part of SMILE technology launch which brings in a hope to all those people who wish to let go of their spectacles & contact lenses and bring out the natural beauty of their eyes."

Dr. Alpa Head of Refractive Surgery Department at Maxivision Super Specialty Eye Hospitals added, "With ReLEx SMILE, we perform refractive correction with one laser, femtosecond laser with one treatment plan. In this surgery, a precalculated lenticule is created inside the intact cornea along with the very small access incision, through which lenticule is removed."

About Maxivision Super Speciality Eye Hospitals: 

Maxivision Super Specialty Eye Hospitals is one of the leading eye care facilities in India today. Established by renowned ophthalmologist Dr. Kasu Prasad Reddy. Maxivision takes pride in being India's first LASIK centre in the year 1996. Maxivision has always been at the cutting edge of new technology and played an integral part in the development and installation of the world's first victus femtosecond laser cataract facility, for 100% hands-free procedures.

To know more about ReLEx SMILE technology and the surgery process please contact Maxivision Super Speciality Eye Hospitals. Toll Free: 1800 425 6294 and email: inquiry@maxivisioneyehospital.com. And to know more about Maxivision Super Speciality Eye Hospitals, please visit http://maxivisioneyehospital.com.

Media contact: Krishna Kanhaiya krishnak@maxivisioneyehospital.com +91-9100122733 DGM Brand Maxivision Super Specility Eye Hospitals

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