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I have been coming for treatment for my right eye for a few years now..From the time I enter the clinic till my appointment is done, I have always had first class treatment from Doctor Mano and his TEAM and nurses! Each and everyone of them are kind, helpful, understanding, patience, professional , with all our frustration and fears. Talking to Dr Mano's team, I hear nothing but high respect and great words of praise for Dr. Mano. Good team work and spirits. I did one laser and countless jabs in my right eyeball, doc Mano is very kind and professional and has taken good care of my eye as it is healing more and more but though I know I won't get 100% vision I am happy with the good news given. I would highly recommend Doc Mano and team THEY ARE TRULY THE BEST!!!
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Came here for eye pain. The entire team is very friendly and the process was stress-free. Very knowledgeable doctor. Have lots of feedback and made me understand the cause of pain. 2 days after the visit I was back to normal .
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I highly recommend Dr Chan Jan Bond. On top of being an excellent surgeon, he is also a caring and kind doctor. I had been postponing cataract surgery as the thought of having surgery in my eye was daunting. Dr Chan took the time to explain the surgery in detail and cleared all my doubts. A short 2 weeks from then, I had completed cataract surgery on both my eyes and am very happy with my vision. The whole experience had been pleasant and comfortable. I'm so lucky to have found Dr Chan. Many thanks to him and everyone in ISEC who made this journey easy for me.
Despite not qualified for their femtolasik procedure, I have to say their services was top notch. Friendly staff all around and very upfront with all the risks and advices they have for patients. Their first checkup is to check the power and cornea thickness. No payment for this. Worth a check. Thank you. If only I had qualified, I would have proceeded immediately. Cheers
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Implantable contact lens (ICL) is a special contact lens that is implanted inside the eye and works with the eye’s natural lens. Unlike regular contact lenses, ICL does not need frequent removal. It can correct a wide range of vision errors, including nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia), and astigmatism. ICL is made from a material called collamer, which is safe to stay in the eye for a long period of time. The lens can be customized according to the patient’s eye shape and size, and it can be removed if your prescription does change over time. ICL is a possible solution for people who are not ideal to undergo LASIK or those who do not like the idea of permanently removing their corneal tissue.
During ICL, your eyes are numbed with topical anesthetic drops, so you will be awake but will not feel anything. You may also be given a sedative to help you feel more relaxed. Your surgeon starts by cleaning your eyes and applying a sterile drape around your eye. An eyelid speculum is used to keep you from blinking. After that, your surgeon creates an incision near the cornea to position the contact lens. Because the contact lens is foldable, only a tiny micro-incision is required during the procedure. Once your surgeon has created the incision, the lens is then carefully implanted between the iris and the natural lens through the micro incisions. Then, the contact lens unfolds. After the contact lens is unfolded, your surgeon places the edges of the lens behind the iris to make it truly invisible.
The procedure usually takes around 10 to 15 minutes per eye. If you need the contact lenses on both eyes, then they will be implanted on the same day. ICL is an outpatient procedure, meaning you can leave the hospital right away. However, you should not leave Malaysia immediately. Plan to stay for at least 3 to 5 days for initial recovery and a follow-up checkup. During the follow-up checkup, your surgeon will examine your eyes and test your vision refraction.
The recovery time after ICL is relatively short. While your eye will be completely healed within a month or two, you should see the result within 24 hours. It is recommended that you take at least 5 to 7 days off work and avoid any vigorous activity. Your surgeon will discuss the recovery timeline in detail with you.
For the first several days, you should limit your activity, avoid heavy exercise, stay away from swimming pools, and avoid any activity that can cause fluid to drip into your eyes. You may experience some mild pain or burning of the eyes after the procedure, but your surgeon will prescribe you medications to help ease the pain and discomfort. It is also recommended that you visit your eye doctor once a year for examination. You can choose to do the once-a-year visit with your local doctor back at home or your surgeon in Malaysia.
Before being placed on the market, ICL was subject to extensive research and development. Today, it is an effective, safe, and highly successful procedure, with about 99% of patients who had it claimed to be satisfied with their implants.
Although the procedure is safe, it still carries some potential risks, including under correction, overcorrection, and infection, damage to the crystalline lens, increased intraocular pressure, cataract development, retinal detachment, halos, glares, and double vision. In some cases, the procedure may also cause headaches or blurring of vision.
If you decide that ICL is not for you, then you can opt for the alternatives. These include:
Prior to having an implantable contact lens, you may have farsightedness, nearsightedness, or astigmatism. You may also dependent on contact lenses on eyeglasses, which limits your activities. After having ICL, you can have a clearer vision without the need for using eyeglasses. You also do not have to worry about putting in and removing contact lenses every day. You can enjoy an active lifestyle and participate in sports. Having ICL will improve your quality of life significantly.
Whilst the information presented here has been accurately sourced and verified by a medical professional for its accuracy, it is still advised to consult with your doctor before pursuing a medical treatment at one of the listed medical providers. This content was last updated on 28/11/2020.