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Eye Center is specialized in prevention, medical and surgical treatment of the eyes

Brussels Eye Center

In the heart of Brussels, in the European Community district, the Eye Center is specialized in prevention, medical and surgical treatment of the eyes.

Our center gathers 7 experienced ophthalmologists.

REFRACTIVE SURGERY

 

COMPARATIVE TABLE OF DIFFERENT TECHNIQUES

 

Comparative table

RK

PRK

LASIK

Customized treatment by LASIK aberrometry
(Zyoptix)

Clinical background

Early 70

Early 90

Early 1995

Early 2002

One-day surgery

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Anaesthesia with eye drops

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Time in surgery

10 min/eye

10 min/ eye

10 min/ eye

15 min/ eye

Delay between each eye’s surgery

A few days

1 week

Same day or few days

Same day or few days

Pain during surgery

No

No

No

No

Post-operative pain

Moderate,
during 24h

Yes 2 to 3 days

No

No

Post-operative treatment

1 month

1 month
+ painkillers for
2 to 3 days

1 week

1 week

 

 

 

 

Medical suspension of work

2 jours

1 week

1 day

1 day

Eye weakening

Yes

No

No

No

Visual recovery

2-3 days

1 week

24 h

24 h

Infectious risks

Weak

Rare 1/4000

Exceptional 1/5000

Exceptional 1/5000

Contact lens wearing

Difficult

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

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