CONTOURA VISION IN INDIA
After only 1.5 years, since its debut in India, Contoura Vision has already become the first choice for Ophthalmologists around the country. With increasing demand for the technology around the world, Contoura Vision is currently in housed only in a few premium hospitals of India. It is predicted that by 2020, Contoura Vision Lasik Surgery will be the default procedure for Vision Correction around the world.
CONTOURA VISION IN INDIA
Contoura Vision Introduced In India
Backed by the favorable multicenter clinical trial results which demonstrated its superior clinical efficacy and safety, Contoura Vision received US FDA approval for a commercial launch in early 2016.
The US FDA, The United States Food and Drug Administration, is the regulatory body which evaluates any available technology for clinical safety and effectiveness before allowing doctors to offer it to their patients, after a series of rigorous clinical tests and clinical trials.
Obvious advantages, as evidenced by the FDA clinical trials include:
Almost all patients (98%) who underwent the Contoura Vision Lasik Surgery said they would choose it again for themselves.
One third of the eyes had better unaided vision after the procedure than they had with glasses or contacts before surgery
The patients reported a significant decrease in annoying visual symptoms like glare, sensitivity to light, and difficulty in driving at night.
40% patients had vision better than 6/6 or 20/20 which is considered normal for human beings.
All patients find the fact that it is bladeless reassuring, doctors are more at ease with the technology because the fastest tracker associated with the machine ensures proper centration of the customized ablation, on the visual axis, each time.
Given its spectacular performance in terms of both patient satisfaction and surgeon comfort, the Contoura Vision technology has found immediate acceptance the world over.
The good news is, that to find access to customized ablation, you don’t have to travel to the USA anymore. This technology has already found its way to India, in less than two years of its commercial introduction to the world market.
Contoura Vision Centers in India
Contoura Vision technology is also available in India now. The most premier eye institutes in the country, which are at par with the best in the world, in terms of patient care, access to technology and surgeon expertise, have introduced this technology at a hospital near you.
You can now benefit from the latest technology in the world at leading eye centres in India, some of which are mentioned below:
Dr. R P Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS, New Delhi: This is the government sponsored, center for ophthalmic excellence, and is the apex eye care institute in the country. The technology is available at the center.
Eye7 hospitals, New Delhi: This Eye 7 group of five hospitals across Delhi and NCR, was responsible for introducing the technology to the national capital region. The group aims to provide affordable and quality eye heath care at your doorstep. At the time of publication of the article, the group has performed the maximum number of Contoura Vision procedures in the region.
Medanta Hospital, Gurgaon, Haryana: The private multispecialty hospital in Gurugram, is a medical and surgical hub and has recently acquired the technology. It is the only non-eye care specific institution to offer the technology to its patients.
Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, Tamil Nadu: The Sankara Nethralaya is a not-for-profit charitable eye hospital in Chennai, and has been a pioneer in affordable eye health care in the country
L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh: The LVPEI is also a not-for-profit, non-government eye care institution, which aims to provide "equitable and efficient eye care to all sections of society.