risks

 

This page provides the information about possible side effects/complications of the treatments/surgeries described on this website.

Please read this carefully before your undertake any treatment at Jyotirmay eye clinic.

If you have any additional concerns, please discuss it at length with your surgeon when you meet him in person.

 

Name of the treatment Known side effects/Complications Rate of such incidences Treatment of those side effects
Squint surgery Post surgery nausea and vomiting 20% Resurgery after 3 months
Over correction 5% Resurgery after 3 months
Under correction 5% Resurgery after 3 months
Infection 1 in 10000 Intravenous antibiotics
Nystagmus surgery Post surgery nausea and vomiting 30% Resurgery after 3 months
Iatrogenic squint 5% Resurgery after 3 months
Under/over corrections 5% Resurgery after 3 months
Probing procedure Bleeding from nose or eyes 20% No treatment warranted
Failure 10% – 30% depending on age of surgery Resurgery with silastic tubing after 1 month
Infection 1 in 10000 Intravenous antibiotics
Pediatric cataract surgery Intraocular swelling (inflammation) 3% Oral and frequent topical steroids
Posterior capsular opacification (after cataract) 5% LASER / Surgical removal
Lens malposition 1% Surgical repositioning
Infection 1 in 10000 Intravenous antibiotics
Pediatric glaucoma surgery Intraocular swelling (inflammation) 3% Oral and frequent topical steroids
Too low eye pressure or too high eye pressure 10% Eye drops / oral medicines / Rarely resurgery
Bleb failure 10% Resurgery or neede revision of bleb
Infection 1 in 10000 Intravenous antibiotics
Ptosis surgery Under/over corrections 10% Resurgery after 3 months
Infection 1 in 10000 Intravenous antibiotics

 

The treatment of lazy eye and refractive errors is practically free of any side effects or complications.

 

Risks of anesthesia:

Most of the surgeries performed at Jyotirmay eye clinic are conducted under general anesthesia.

The risks of anesthesia includes the following.

Type of side effect / complications Rate of incidence Treatment
Postoperative nausea and vomiting 10-20% Intravenous ondesetron
Respiratory difficulty 2% Intravenous hydrocortisone, nebulization with broncho dilators, admission to ICU for ventialtion
Cardiac arrhythmia 0.01% Intravenous injections, cardiac pacing, admission in CCU for assisted cardiac functioning
Cardiac arrest 1 in 1000000 Cardiac defibrillation
Death ?? very very rare None

 

 

Dear parents / patients, we understand your concerns and our responsibility regarding reducing the occurrence of the side-effects / complications during the treatment. However, we know that no treatment is 100% immune from an undesirable or less than desirable outcomes. We have adequate infrastructure and expertise to manage most of the bad outcomes.

We have taken maximum efforts to ensure highest risk reduction during the course of treatment at our center. We abide to all the standards prescribed by the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals of India and currently in the process of acquiring a certification with help of the Indian Medical Associations Hospital Board of India.

Last updated on 29th Jun, 2017