Dr. Ula’s Opthalmology Clinic offers state-of-the-art facilities to provide advanced solutions for retinal diseases and disorders such as AMD, diabetic retinopathy, and vein occlusions. The clinic also offers modern technologies for successful cataract and retinal detachment surgeries. Its highly experienced resident ophthalmologist, Dr. Ulagantheran performs retinal and vision correction surgeries with the aid of his competitive and well-trained staff.
Dr. Ulagantheran has over 12 years of experience in the field of Ophthalmology. He received his undergraduate degree with distinction from the Madras University (Stanley Medical College) in India in 1992. He proceeded with post-graduate clinical training and received his degree in Ophthalmology at the National University of Singapore in 2001. He then became a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the International Council of Ophthalmology in the United Kingdom. Subsequently, he completed an exhaustive fellowship in Vitreo-retinal surgery at the Aravind Eye Hospital, India, the largest center in the world for Vitreo-retinal diseases.
The lenses of the eyes are normally clear. However, due to an eye disease called a cataract, the lenses become blurred thus greatly reducing a person’s vision. In the early stages, eyeglasses and contact lenses help to produce a clear vision. Unfortunately, as the cataracts expand, these devices will no longer be able to provide any assistance. The cataracts need to be removed via Cataract Surgery. The procedure involves removing the lenses of the eyes and replacing them with artificial lenses. Cataract Surgery can be performed using the Phacoemulsification Technique, Extracapsular Cataract Surgery Technique, or the Intracapsular Cataract Surgery Technique. All these types of surgeries are carried out at Dr Ula's Ophthalmology clinic and are available for both local and international patients.
Intravitreal injections are procedures wherein medicines to treat Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Eye Disease, and Vein Occlusion are injected directly into the vitreous, a gel-like substance inside the eye to stop the growth of new blood vessels. Local anesthetic is applied to the eye and then cleaned with an antiseptic. The patient is then asked to direct eyesight away from the target location so the surgeon can proceed to administer the injection. The whole procedure takes around fifteen minutes and is painless, but it will have to be repeated on a regular basis so the effects of the medicine can be maintained. High quality and affordable Intravitreal injections can be taken advantage of by local patients as well as medical travelers in Malaysia at Dr. Ula's Ophthalmology Clinic.
A Vitrectomy is a surgical procedure performed on the eyes to remove the vitreous humor, a gel-like substance within the eye. The procedure is usually required to address retinal diseases and various conditions such as diabetic vitreous hemorrhage, retinal detachment, macular hole, endophthalmitis, and intraocular foreign body removal. The patient is first placed under general anesthesia, but local anesthesia can also be used in some cases. Three incisions will then be created in the eye to accommodate the various instruments used in the procedure. The removed vitreous humor is typically replaced with a saline solution. The results of the procedure will be noticeable only after a few weeks. Dr. Ula's Ophthalmology Clinic offers affordable but high quality vitrectomy to medical tourists in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.