Visionary Breakthrough at Madhav
Netralaya: Spectacle power of -25.00 ds/-4.0 cyl removed by IPCL Surgery (Highest
Spectacle Power corrected by surgeryin Nagpur)
Dr. Nikhil Gotmare, Consultant Cornea, Refractive and cataract surgeon
Dr. Nikhil Gotmare, Consultant Cornea, Refractiveand
cataract surgeon at Madhav Netralaya, successfully performedthis IPCL
(Implantable Phakic Contact Lens) surgery, whichaddressed the complex vision
impairment of Miss. Reena Sathe (Name changed), who had high spectacle power in
both eyes (up to minus 25 in one of the eyes).
IPCL surgery involves the implantation
of a specialized lens within the eye to correct high refractive errors, which cannot
be corrected with laser surgeries like LASIK or PRK.
What sets Dr.Gotmare's recent accomplishment apart is the successful correction
of the highest spectacle power correction ever attempted in Nagpur, challenging
the conventional limits of eye care.This not only signifies a quantum leap in
eye care but also offers a life-changing solution for individuals grappling
with severe refractive errors.
Reena, the recipient of this surgery,
expressed immense gratitude and elation, stating, "I never thought I could
experience such clarity of vision. Dr. Gotmare and his team have given me a new
outlook on life, quite literally."
Hospital officialsat Madhav Netralaya
lauded Dr. Nikhil Gotmare's achievement as a step forward for eye care in
Nagpur. Dr. Varada Gokhale, Medical director of Madhav Netralaya remarked,
"Dr.Gotmare's success in correcting such a high spectacle power with IPCL
surgery paves the way for a new era in the treatment of severe refractive
errors.This achievement is a testament to the high standards of medical care we
strive for at Madhav Netralaya"
Dr. Gotmare, known for his commitment to
advancing eye care, expressed his enthusiasm for the potential impact of this
achievement. "The success of this surgery goes beyond the individual case;
it opens doors for patients with extreme refractive errors who may have felt
there were no viable options for them. We are proud to contribute to the advancement
of eye care in our city," he stated.
Dr. Gotmare thanked
Dr. Varada Gokhale
(Medical director), Dr. Aditya Deo (Glaucoma services), Dr. Hitesh Yadav
(Retina services) and entire team at Madhav Netralaya for their support.
The accomplishment has generated widespread
interest within the medical community, and Dr. Gotmare is expected to share
insights into the surgical technique at upcoming ophthalmology conferences.
The success achieved by Dr. Gotmare sets
a new standard in eye care, exemplifying the Madhav Netralaya’s commitment to
pushing the boundaries of medical excellence.