LASIK Case Study

LASIK Case Study

LASIK Case Study – One

Mr SD, a 25 year old male IT engineer, wanted to be spectacle free. He had already been turned down by previous clinics due to his complex prescription but he was very keen to have treatment.

We saw him for a consultation on 27 June 2014 and the results were as follows:

UnaidedSphCylAxisVA

RE

6/15-2+5.00-1.75170

6/5

LE6/20-2+5.00-1.25167

6/6

Ocular Examinations:

Right

                Left

632

Corneal Pachymetry (µm)

638

6.50

Colvard Pupil Diameter (mm)

6.50

18

Goldmann Contact Tonometry (mmHg)

18

 46.5 @ 85, 43.8 @ 175

Orbscan keratometry (D)

46.4 @ 89, 44.3 @ 179

2.73

Anterior Chamber Depth (mm)

2.74

Normal

Anterior Segment Evaluation

Normal

Clear

Crystaline Lens

Clear

UnremarkableOpthalmoscopy

Unremarkable

Our patient had a large exotropia at distance and a large exophoria at near which broke to an exotropia. The patient was advised that any laser eye surgery done would leave his binocular status unchanged.

Dr Pillai decided to treat Mr SD with bilateral wavefront intralase LASIK surgery. He decided to do this as a two stage treatment.

The first stage was carried out on 28 June 2014 and the following refraction was corrected:

Sph

CylAxis

RE

+3.75-1.75

174

LE+3.75-1.25

162

Surgery was carried out without complication.

1 Day Post-op

Unaided Vision

RE

6/10
LE

6/12

BE

6/7.5

2.5 Month Post-op

Unaided

SphCylAxisVA

RE

6/5+1.25-0.50180

6/5

LE6/6-+1.25-0.75170

6/5

Stage 2 of the treatment was carried out on 9 October 2014 and the following refraction was corrected:

SphCylAxis

RE

+0.75-0.50

180

LE+1.00-0.75

170

1 Week Post op

Unaided Vision

RE

6/5

LE

6/6-

BE

6/5

6 Week Post op

Unaided Vision

RE

6/5
LE

6/6-

BE

6/5

Mr SD is delighted with his vision and very happy that he made the decision to seek Advanced Vision Care’s help and Dr Pillai’s expertise.

On reflection other clinics deemed our patient unsuitable due to his high hyperopic prescription. His anterior chamber depth was too shallow for an ICL procedure so Dr Pillai decided to carry out laser surgery but in a two part process. The result was a success and the patient very happy.

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