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Lasik Eye SurgeryLASIK, or Laser-Assisted in Situ Keratomileusis, is a type of laser eye surgery for correcting myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism
blepharoplastyBlepharoplasty (pronounced “blef-a-ro-plasty”) includes surgery to repair droopy eyelids that may involve removing excess skin, muscle and fat
Corneal cross linking
The cornea, the clear dome-shaped window on the front of the eye, consists of 5 different layers of tissue.
Femtosecond Laser Cataract Surgery
Dr. Hesham Lakosha and the Halifax Eye Institute are the first in Atlantic Canada to offer Laser Cataract Surgery with Catalys™ Precision Laser System.
Intraocular Lenses (RLE and ICL)Intraocular lenses are implanted in the eye. Two intraocular techniques are available at the Halifax Eye Institute: Phakic Intraocular Lenses – often referred to as an Implantable Contact Lens (ICL) and Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE)
Cataract Extraction and ProceduresDuring the Cataract Extraction with Lens Implantation, the eye’s natural lens is removed and replaced by a manufactured lens implant selected to compensate for the eye’s refractive errors
Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
During photorefractive keratectomy (PRK), the surface cells of the cornea, called the corneal epithelium, are removed instead of creating a LASIK flap.