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STAAR Surgical’s initiative to organise an ICL meeting in Hotel Pacific, Dehradun, witnessed the upgrades in the field of ophthalmology and how doctors have adopted new techniques in eye surgeries over the years and mastered them. Implantable Collamer Lens being one of them. On this occasion, Dr Gaurav Luthra- Director Drishti Eye Institute addressed the gathering on when to choose ICL over Lasik, PRK, and SMILE. Elucidating on the effectiveness of ICL and how more and more doctors are opting for the procedure worldwide, Dr Gaurav Luthra shared how ICL liberates doctors from their dependence on Lasik/ Laser and the associated complications that might arise with LASIK treatments. He also discussed how ICL is a great option in case of the flat and steep cornea.
Dr Luthra discussed a few cases welcoming input from renowned doctors- Dr Bharti, Dr Saurabh Choudhry and Dr Vinay Arora who chaired the session.
He also presented videos of his ICL surgery cases, bringing best suggestions to the plate and reflecting ICL being more commonly adopted today with stable refraction and his journey with ICL in the last 15 years.