Retinal Surgery

Healthier vision is one of the greatest blessings in life to cherish nature and its colors. The human eye is a very sensitive organ consisting of complex tissue structures and cells. Retina is a delicate layer of tissue that sends visual messages to brain through optic nerve. Any harm or infection to it causes serious damages to sight and even in some cases it may result incomplete loss of sight. Thus, it is necessary that proper treatment be given at the right time to avoid any loss in sight. Retinal surgery may be required for multiple of retinal diseases such as Macular Degeneration, Retinal Detachment, Macular Hole, Epiretinal Membrane or Floaters.

Shifa Ophthalmology Clinic is leading the way in providing most advance and effective treatment options for a range of eye diseases by using state-of-the-art technology for early and accurate diagnosis. Our retina specialists are renowned for having one of the best outcomes in the field and are leading the way in research and innovation for retinal diseases. We are pioneers in using microincision vitrectomy system such as 25 Gauge and 27 Gauge.

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Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad offers vast range of healthcare services for the treatment of retinal diseases listed below as

Laser therapy: Using high-energy lights for treatment of actively growing abnormal blood vessels and Macular Oedema.

Intravitreal Injection: To treat Macular Degeneration and Macular Oedema.

Laser (Thermal) or Cryopexy (Freezing): To treat retinal tear.

Pneumatic Retinopexy: A small gas bubble is injected into the vitreous (the gel that fills the inside of the eye), where it rises and presses against the retina, closing the tear after applying cryopexy.

Scleral Buckle: This procedure involves placing a silicone band (buckle) around the eye to hold the retina in place. This band is not visible and remains permanently attached.

Vitrectomy: This procedure is used for Retinal Detachment, Vitreous Hemorrhage & other diseases. During a vitrectomy, the vitreous is removed and a bubble of gas or silicon oil is placed in the eye.

Thorough examination and careful evaluation of each individual is necessary to provide effective treatment. At Shifa Ophthalmology Clinic, Patient’s primary assessment is carried out by the team, which helps physician to get a better understanding of patient’s condition. The physician carefully examines patient and may recommend some tests. After observation and analysis, either patients can be treated through medicine or if surgery is required, the physician may carry out the surgery.


retina surgery  

Dr. Zeba I. Matin

Dr. Farooq Afzal

Dr. Saadia Farooq

Dr. M. Amer Awan
MBBS, MRCOphth, MRCS (Ed), FRCOphth, FRCS (Ed)

Dr. Sulman Jaffar

Dr. Ayisha Kausar