Innovative Equipment in the Ophthalmologic Field

Equipamento inovador na área da oftalmologia

Hospital da Luz has recently reinforced its equipment in the ophthalmologic field.

From now on, a new equipment for refractive surgery with LASIK (laser-assisted in-situ keratomileusis) is available – the TENEO 317. The innovative design and technology of this equipment allow greater ease of use, and more comfort, speed, precision and safety of procedures.

LASIK is used in the treatment of myopia and astigmatism. The new equipment in Hospital da Luz also allows treating presbyopia. Presbyopia is a vision disorder related with the normal process of aging. It results from the crystalline lens gradual thickening and loss of flexibility.

The technology available in the new equipment at Hospital da Luz enables to correct presbyopia, at the same tine minimizing undesirable alterations in the papillary area.