Brussels Eye Center

Eye diseases

Brussels eye centre is an ophthalmology centre specialised in the prevention, medical and surgical treatment of eye diseases, including surgery for myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism, presbyopia and surgery for cataracts, corneas and keratoconus. Our centre has several ophthalmologists specialising in surgery, general ophthalmology, medical retina, glaucoma and contact lenses.

ASTIGMATISM

The astigmatic cornea has an oval shape, while the normal eye has a perfectly round shape, the light rays are only partially focused on

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CATARACT

Definition: Progressive or abrupt opacification of the lens Clinical signs: Decreased vision Decreased clarity Double vision Light halos Glare from

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SECONDARY CATARACT

This is the opacification of the posterior capsule, on which the intraocular implant rests. Clinical signs: decreased vision blurred vision decreased visual acuity

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GLAUCOMA

CHRONIC GLAUCOMA WITH OPEN ANGLE This is a syndrome combining : Ocular hypertonia Optic nerve damage Visual field damage ACUTE GLAUCOMA WITH CLOSED ANGLE

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RECURRENT CORNEAL EROSIONS

It is a disease of the basement membrane underlying the corneal epithelium, resulting in poor healing of the epithelium with recurrent erosions either spontaneously or following

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CORNEAL DYSTROPHIES

These are diseases that cause the cornea to become cloudy and significantly reduce vision. They may be accompanied by eye pain. Treatment

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KERATOCONUS

This is a progressive corneal disease that can begin to show signs around the age of 20 and leads to a conical bulge in the cornea

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Summary table of the different diseases and treatments :

Diseases

Treatments

High myopia
High hyperopia

Non surgical treatment :
multifocal contact lenses

Presbyopia surgery : :

Cataract with myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism

Phaco-emulsification and correction by intraocular lens of myopia, l’hyperopia and astigmatism (toric IOL).

Vascular retinal diseases

Fluoangiography
Argon Laser
Retinal OCT monitoring

Diabetes retinopathy

Fluoangiography
Argon Laser
Intra-ocular injections
Retinal OCT monitoring

Macular degeneration

Fluoangiography
Argon Laser
Intra-ocular injections
Retinal OCT monitoring

Eyelid anomalies:

  •    - Ptosis : dropping eyelid
  •    - Ectropion, Entropion
  •    - Blepharochalasis: excess eyelids

Eyelid surgery
Blepharoplasty

Diseases of the lachrymal excretory system

Surgery of the lachrymal excretory system

Neuro-ophthalmic diseases

Botulinic toxin (Botox)