Free surgery to replace the lens of the eye sight saved 1,138 residents of the Ivanovo region

Free modern surgery to replace the lens held in 1138 the inhabitants of the Ivanovo region in the first half of this year. The cost of the lens and supplies paid for the territorial fund of obligatory medical insurance. This was told on July 18 in the regional health department.


Recall, from 2012 as part of the modernization program of Health introduced health-economic standard for the surgical treatment of cataract by phacoemulsification. It involves the removal of a cataract with ultrasound probe through a micro. Healing time for such transactions reduced to 10 days. The method also avoids the complications.

Operations are conducted by experts ophthalmology center of Ivanovo Oblast Hospital, Ivanovo city hospital number 4 and Kineshma central hospital.

Note also, in the first half of 2013 in the regional center of ophthalmology residents of the region conducted 204 operations in the posterior segment of the eye, 41 surgery due to severe eye injury. In addition, plastic surgery done four and three corneal transplant.

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