For patients with high myopia, thin corneas or a need to remove nearsightedness without affecting the corneal structure, Phakic intraocular lens surgery is the ideal choice thanks to its outstanding advantages in treatment. Therefore, the concern of many patients with severe nearsightedness is where is the best place to have Phakic nearsightedness surgery. In this article, Japan International Eye Hospital will share important factors when choosing a reputable Phakic surgery location to restore vision.

Intraocular lenses used in Phakic surgery

What is Phakic surgery?

Recognized by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2005, Phakic is the optimal solution for treating refractive errors for groups of high nearsightedness/astigmatism and thin corneas. For more than 10 years applied in Vietnam, this method has helped restore vision to thousands of patients by using intraocular lenses (ICL/IPCL) personalized to each eye, placed in the right position. behind the iris and in front of the lens.

Phakic surgery brings high quality images (full HD) to patients without eroding or changing the structure of the cornea; High treatment threshold up to 30 degrees of nearsightedness, 15 degrees of farsightedness and 10 degrees of astigmatism; Combines strong UV protection for ICL glasses and especially does not cause dry eyes.

What factors should patients pay attention to when undergoing Phakic surgery?

Preoperative examination process

A systematic and in-depth preoperative eye examination process will help Phakic surgery take place safely and accurately. Important parameters such as anterior chamber depth/width, refraction, etc. will help determine the patient's suitability for the Phakic method, accurately calculate intraocular lens size, and choose the type. appropriate lenses before the patient deposits. In particular, patients assigned to Phakic surgery are often patients with severe nearsightedness and a high risk of retinal diseases, so screening for fundus diseases will help patients detect and treat promptly. Treat retinal disease (if any) to ensure long-term effectiveness if Phakic surgery is performed.

Skill of the surgeon

The surgeon's skill plays an important role in the success of the surgery. In addition to calculating and specifying appropriate intraocular lens parameters for the patient, surgical operations as well as the doctor's experience in handling complications will help ensure the safety of the surgery. An experienced surgeon will help the process of inserting the lens into the eye go quickly, keep the lens in the correct position, avoid complications of misalignment or rotation of the lens, and reduce discomfort for the patient. At the same time, experience in handling intraocular diseases will help doctors monitor and detect promptly to handle and control well arising situations or side effects (if any).

Intraocular lens quality

According to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), intraocular lenses play an important role in helping images focus accurately on the retina, from which patients can see objects clearly and sharply. . Patients need to pay attention to the quality of lenses because this will directly affect the quality of vision and the results of future surgery. Some information that patients need to consider includes origin, material and lens manufacturing technology.

Eye care process after surgery

To have good and stable vision for a long time, patients need to take scientific eye care and comply with the regular check-up schedule as prescribed by the ophthalmologist. Patients need to pay attention to a hospital with a good eye care process after surgery to monitor and handle post-operative complications (if any), evaluate the speed of eye recovery, and have their questions answered about complications. Postoperative phenomenon. In particular, hospitals need to provide transparent information and a clear commitment to responsibilities to patients after surgery.

Where should Phakic surgery be performed?

Japan International Eye Hospital leads the number of Phakic surgeries in Vietnam

Phakic surgical facility is a leader in Vietnam

Up to now, Japan International Eye Hospital is the leading facility in the number of Phakic surgeries in Vietnam and Phakic ICL surgeries in Southeast Asia and Australia, with nearly 4,000 successful surgeries.

As a pioneering hospital in Phakic surgery since the early days, Japan International Eye Hospital provides Japanese standard service experience and optimal vision quality for patients:

  • Experienced surgeon: Dr. Vu Anh Tuan - Medical Director of the hospital is the person who directly performs Phakic surgeries. The doctor has nearly 30 years of experience and has performed more than 50,000 eye surgeries. Dr. Vu Anh Tuan is also an expert in the field of glaucoma. Experience in treating diseases related to eye pressure helps doctors closely control and effectively and quickly handle possible side symptoms after Phakic surgery.
  • Japanese standard surgical examination process: The hospital provides a 7-step in-depth pre-operative examination package, performs a 14-step surgical procedure according to Japanese standards, and nurses provide personal care.
  • Companion on the day of surgery, free 12-month follow-up examination to closely monitor vision and ensure the best results for all patients.
  • High quality intraocular lenses: The hospital provides Visian ICL lenses (Staar Surgical - Switzerland) and IPCL lenses (EyeOL - England). These are all high-quality medical materials, highly compatible with the body, thin, light and transparent, with a lifespan equal to that of humans, helping to optimally treat refractive errors, especially combining the ability to prevent UV rays with ICL glasses.

Experience Phakic surgery at Japan International Eye Hospital

With high myopia up to 9 diopters, editor Huong Giang (Family Television) chose Phakic surgery at the Japan International Eye Hospital to restore vision. The close-up surgery experience was assessed by Huong Giang as painless and quick in just 15 minutes. After 2 years of Phakic surgery, Giang's vision is still 12/10. She said: "I regret not having surgery sooner, maybe it would have shortened the time spent struggling with youth and opened up many opportunities for me."


Cost of Phakic surgery at Japan International Eye Hospital

Currently, Phakic surgery costs at Japan International Eye Hospital are being applied as follows:

  • Phakic surgery with normal parameters: 90 million VND/2 eyes.
  • Phakic surgery with special parameters: 100 million VND/2 eyes.
  • The cost of Phakic surgery at the hospital is completely inclusive, including pre-operative in-depth examination fee, glasses and protective medicine given one time after surgery and 12 months of free follow-up examination, worth 4,500,000 VND.

👉 Schedule an in-depth 0 VND pre-operative examination at Japan International Eye Hospital: https://jieh.vn/en/lasik-and-phakic-seminar.