Lasik

LASIK (laser in situ keratomileusis)

The used laser is a laser with a beam of 1 mm diameter that scannes the cornea. Therefore small irregularities of the cornea are corrected. The laser treatment is performed with a frequency of 750 Hz. ...

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PRK or Photo refractive keratectomy

The excimer laser is directly applicated on the corneal surface. These causes a superficial lesion which is painful during 48 to
72 hours postoperatively. Hence, in most cases a protective contact lens is temporally applied. The eye sight stabilises during ...

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Lasek

This technique from the United States is meant for people with a thin cornea or other kind of corneal defect, which cannot be treated with lasik technique.
The treatment with lasek is indicated for myopia until –8 dioptres, hypermetropia until ...

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Implant lenses

The ICL implant lens is made of collagen acrylate and is very thin and flexible. This lens is rolled in an injector and inserted in the eye through a very small incision between 2,5 and 3 mm. This lens is ...

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Macular Degeneration

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This affection is detected by a routine general examination of the retina, OCT ( retinal scaniing) and/or by fluoresceïne angiography. In certain cases, laser treatments and anti VEGs ( anti vacular growth ...

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Glaucoma

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Glaucoma is a serious affection which is often caused by a high intraocular pressure damaging the optic nerve. We speak about a high intraocular pressure ...

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Diabetes

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Diabetic patients (insuline dependent and non insuline dependent) have 25% higher risk of developing serious visual problems than the normal population. In the U.S. diabetes is the most important cause of new ...

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Strabism and amblyopia

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Amblyopia (lazy eye) can be caused by a strabism or by a refractive defect like myopia, hyperopia and astygmatism. Other factors can also play a role like some familial predisposition or birth ...

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Cataract

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What is a cataract ?

Cataract is an opacification of the lens which produces a diminished visual acuity. This causes a hazy view and blurred vision ...

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DR. RIESTRA

Dr Riestra is specialized in refractive surgery and cataract surgery , applying the latest surgical techniques and making them available to his patients . He also dedicates himself to eyelid reconstructive – plastic surgery with more than 20 years of experience, making him a guarantee to his patients wellbeing.
  • Anterior segment

  • Cataract
  • Glaucoma
  • Refractive surgery

  • Lasik
  • Lasek
  • PRK
  • Implant lenses
  • Plastic eye surgery

  • Medical retina

  • Medical laser

  • Plastic eye surgery + Botox

  • Strabism

  • Contact lenses adjustment

  • Fluoangiography

DR. LAUWERYNS

Dr Lauweryns has great experience in general and medical ophthalmology and specialises in medical diseases of the retina ( for example diabetic retinopathy , age related macular degeneration ) , their diagnosis and their laser treatment.