Refractive Eye Surgery in Philippines

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Tagaytay Eye Clinic and Eye-wear - Ophthalmologist
5.0

From 3 verified reviews

Lorinda Toledo, 07 May 2018

The best eye doctor in Tagaytay with extensive training from Japan and United States using latest world class apparatus.

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Eusebio-Tiu Optical Clinic
5.0

From 1 verified reviews

Paul Carlo Esternon, 04 October 2019

Have been coming back here since 2014. They offer a wide variety of good quality frames with a tag price that you'll love. They also offer sports goggles for a knockout price. The glass grade results are right on point due to their precise vision acuity test conducted. Production time varies on your product, on my experience, the longest time i have to wait to get my glasses delivered was 3 days.

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Asia Pacific Eye Center - San Pedro Branch
5.0

From 1 verified reviews

Roger Cañete, 25 November 2018

Its Infront BDO Landayan branch Behind Cignal Cable

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The American Eye Center - Shangri-La Plaza
3.5

From 2 verified reviews

Lowell Liwat, 14 June 2018

Very efficient and very approachable front desk. Well organized doctor appointments. Well documented patient records. Very convenient location. Schedule of appointments are practical with access to train station and convenient parking facilities.

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Asia Pacific Eye Center - Biñan Branch
3.1

From 8 verified reviews

Ten Romanno, 06 August 2019

Facility: 5/5 - Facility is equipped for most patient needs, ambiance is great, reminiscent of a top hotel than a clinicService Experience: 5/5 - Staff was accommodating and makes you feel welcomeCheck-up Proper: 5/5 - The doctor was pleasant and very accommodating. It also came across that the doctor knew what he was doing and was able to explain it to us clearly. Instructions were clear therefor easy to follow.

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Perfect Sight Eye Center
1.0

From 2 verified reviews

Francis Orozco, 16 April 2019

Had laboratory there. It's in the doctors order to email the result. No email. I have no copy of the doctor's order since they took it. Perfect Sight Eye Center is not reliable.

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Silang Eye and ENT Center

Silang Eye and ENT Center, located in Silang, Cavite, Philippines offers patients Refractive Eye Surgery procedures among its total of 104 available procedures, across 2 different specialties. Currently, there's no pricing information for Refractive Eye Surgery procedures at Silang Eye and ENT Center, as all prices are available on request only. All procedures and treatments are undertaken by the lead specialist at the Hospital, and they are not accredited by any recognized accreditations institutes

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ZAMBOANGA EYE CENTER

ZAMBOANGA EYE CENTER, located in Pagadian, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines offers patients Refractive Eye Surgery procedures among its total of 61 available procedures, across 1 different specialties. Currently, there's no pricing information for Refractive Eye Surgery procedures at ZAMBOANGA EYE CENTER, as all prices are available on request only. There are many specialists available at the Hospital, with 4 in total, and they have multiple recognized accreditations, including: PCS - Philippine College of SurgeonsPAO - Philippine Academy of OphthalmologyPBO - Philippine Board of Ophthalmology

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Laurence Myles B. Fabros Eye Clinic

Laurence Myles B. Fabros Eye Clinic, located in Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines offers patients Refractive Eye Surgery procedures among its total of 61 available procedures, across 1 different specialties. Currently, there's no pricing information for Refractive Eye Surgery procedures at Laurence Myles B. Fabros Eye Clinic, as all prices are available on request only. All procedures and treatments are undertaken by just a small team of specialists, with 2 in total at the Clinic, and they are not accredited by any recognized accreditations institutes

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The American Eye Center - Greenbelt 5

The American Eye Center - Greenbelt 5, located in Butuan, Agusan del Norte, Philippines offers patients Refractive Eye Surgery procedures among its total of 61 available procedures, across 1 different specialties. Currently, there's no pricing information for Refractive Eye Surgery procedures at The American Eye Center - Greenbelt 5, as all prices are available on request only. There are many specialists available at the Hospital, with 4 in total, and they are accredited by PAO - Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology

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What you need to know about Refractive Eye Surgery in Philippines

Refractive Eye Surgery

Refractive eye surgery, or vision correction surgery, are surgical procedures used to fix or improve the refractive state of the eye. It is a simple and safe alternative to glasses or contact lenses. There are various methods of this surgery, including surgical remodeling of the cornea, lens implantation, or lens replacement. Today, the most common method is using excimer lasers to reshape the curvature of the cornea. The cornea is the clear front part of the eye that lets light travel through and focus properly on your retina. Most of the refractive eye surgery can treat a range of very common vision problems, such as nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia), as well as astigmatism

Refractive eye surgery is not for everyone. In general, this procedure is appropriate for people with a moderate degree of refractive error and no unusual vision problems. The best candidate for this procedure is people who are at least 18 years of age and not pregnant or nursing. You should also make sure that you have a stable vision over the past year and have no history of active corneal disease or significant medical problems (such as corneal ulcers, diabetic retinopathy, and glaucoma). In some cases, a number of patients will still need to wear sunglasses in certain situations, for example when driving at night. To decide if this procedure is right for you and to determine which technique is most suitable for your condition, your eye surgeon will ask you detailed questions. 

There are some cases in which refractive eye surgery is performed on children, usually on children who are cognitive or visual development is failing due to refractive error. Some examples where children will need refractive eye surgery are a bilateral high refractive error, anisometric amblyopia, anisometropia, or accommodative esotropia. However, refractive eye surgery for children involves other risks than for adults. 

MyMediTravel currently lists 14 facilities in Philippines offering Refractive Eye Surgery procedures - see above for the complete list, along with estimated prices. The price of a Refractive Eye Surgery can vary according to each individual’s case and will be determined based on your medical profile and an in-person assessment with the specialist. For a personalized quoteClick Here to submit your details

What does a Refractive Eye Surgery Procedure Involve?

There are several types of refractive eye surgery. The following are some of the more common types.

  • LASIK or laser in-situ keratomileusis is a procedure for people who have myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism. During this procedure, your surgeon uses a microkeratome or a femtosecond laser to cut a flap of your corneal tissue. Then, the tissue underneath your cornea is reshaped so it can focus light properly. 
  • RLE or refractive lens exchange is similar to cataract surgery. Your surgeon makes a small cut at the edge of your cornea, removes your natural lens, and replaces it with a plastic lens implant. It can correct extreme myopia and hyperopia. It also works well with people who have thin corneas, dry eyes, or other minor cornea conditions. Sometimes, this type of procedure is combined with LASIK to correct astigmatism.
  • PRELEX stands for PREsbyopic lens exchange and it can treat presbyopia or a loss of flexibility in your eye. This procedure is performed by removing your lens and replacing it with a multifocal lens.
  • An aphakic intraocular lens (PIOL) is suitable for people who are too nearsighted for LASIK. Your surgeon makes a small incision at the edge of your cornea. Then, the implant lens is attached to your iris or inserted behind your pupil and your natural lens stays in its original place.
  • PRK stands for photorefractive keratectomy is a procedure to correct mild to moderate myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism. It is similar to LASIK as a laser is used to reshape the cornea. The difference between PRK and LASIK is that PRK only affects the cornea’s surface and not the tissue underneath.
  • LRI or limbal relaxing incisions is a surgical procedure to correct astigmatism. Your surgeon will make one or two incisions at the sharpest part of your cornea to help it relax and to make it more rounded. 

In general, you are given either local anesthesia in the form of eye drops or general anesthesia. If you are given local anesthesia and you fear that you will be nervous, you can request a mild sedative to help you relax. Pediatric refractive eye surgery requires general anesthesia in order to avoid risks due to involuntary movement. 

How Long Should I Stay in Philippines for a Refractive Eye Surgery Procedure?

After the procedure, you need to stay in the hospital for a few hours to be monitored. You may go back to your hotel on the same day once the effects of the anesthesia wear off. Some procedures such as LASIK will only require you to stay in Philippines for 2 days, but other procedures will take longer, sometimes up to 7 days. 

What's the Recovery Time for Refractive Eye Surgery Procedures in Philippines?

The recovery period is different depending on which type of procedure is being performed. For LASIK, a full recovery can take up to 6 months. However, you should be able to return to work within 1 week. The recovery time for PRK may be longer than that. In general, the recovery time is painless and quick with only slight discomfort. It is common to feel some soreness and your eyes may feel a little watery. Most people can immediately see significant positive results after the first few days after the procedure. 

What sort of Aftercare is Required for Refractive Eye Surgery Procedures in Philippines?

Follow-up checkups are very important because it allows your surgeon to determine your eye health and when you will be able to drive or use gadgets. Your surgeon will likely give you detailed aftercare instructions and there might be several restrictions that you must obey during your recovery period. Try to avoid having a shower immediately after the procedure. You will also need to reduce the chances of exposing your eyes to irritation for the first week. Do not apply any products around your eye, get soap or water in your eyes or wear eye makeup. Avoid being around people who smoke as smoke can irritate your eyes. You should also avoid rubbing your eyes as it can cause severe discomfort and increase the risk of complications. It is advised to do some exercise within three days of your surgery, but you should avoid yoga, aerobics, as well as strenuous exercises and sports such as weight lifting, football, or tennis.

What's the Success Rate of Refractive Eye Surgery Procedures in Philippines?

The success rate for refractive eye surgery is exceptionally high and your result depends on several factors, including your refractive error. People with mild nearsightedness usually have the most success, while people with a high degree of nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism have less predictable results. According to studies, 95% of nearsighted patients who undergo LASIK achieve improved vision after recovery.

It is important to be aware that refractive eye surgery also possesses some potential risks and complications, including under correction or overcorrection, excess corneal haze, regression, halo effect, flap damage or loss, worse vision, as well as infection and delayed healing

Are there Alternatives to Refractive Eye Surgery Procedures in Philippines?

Refractive eye surgery is still the best way to treat common vision problems. Nevertheless, people who do not want to undergo surgery can have conventional reading glasses, varifocals, multifocal, or bifocals to focus the top half of the glasses for distance and the lower half for reading. Contact lenses can also be used to create a multifocal cornea.

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, 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

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