Navilas®Retinal Laser: The Future of Precise and Safe Eye Treatments
Updated: May 10
As technology advances, so does the field of ophthalmology. The Navilas Retinal Laser is a revolutionary technology that is changing the way we treat certain eye conditions. At our eye clinic, we are proud to offer this first in Africa, state-of-the-art technology to our patients, and we want to share with you the many benefits of this cutting-edge treatment.
The retina is one of the most vital parts of the eye as it is responsible for converting light into neural signals, which are then transmitted to the brain. Any abnormalities or damage to the retina can cause vision problems and, in severe cases, can even lead to vision loss.
What is the Navilas Retinal Laser?
The Navilas Retinal Laser is a computer-assisted system that allows for precise and safe treatment of a variety of retinal conditions. The system uses a digital camera to capture high-resolution images of the retina, which are then analyzed by the software. The ophthalmologist can then use the system to precisely deliver laser treatment to the affected areas of the retina.
Here are some of the benefits of Navilas Retinal Laser:
Personalized treatment: The Navilas Retinal Laser allows our doctors to create a personalized treatment plan for each patient. Using advanced imaging techniques, the system provides a detailed map of the retina, which is then used to develop a customized treatment plan based on the patient’s unique needs.
Non-invasive: The Navilas Retinal Laser is a non-invasive procedure, which means that there is no need for incisions or injections. This makes the treatment more comfortable for patients, and also reduces the risk of complications.
Improved safety: The computer-guided laser technology used in Navilas Retinal Laser is highly precise and reduces the risk of damage to healthy tissue in the eye. This leads to improved safety and better outcomes for our patients.
Faster recovery: Because Navilas Retinal Laser is a non-invasive procedure, there is usually no need for a lengthy recovery period. Patients can usually resume their normal activities shortly after the treatment.
Effective treatment: Navilas Retinal Laser has been shown to be an effective treatment for a range of retinal conditions, including diabetic retinopathy, macular edema, and retinal vein occlusion.
At our eye clinic, we are committed to providing our patients with the best possible care, and Navilas Retinal Laser is one of the many tools we use to achieve that goal. If you are experiencing any symptoms of a retinal condition, such as blurred vision, floaters, or sudden loss of vision, please contact us to schedule an appointment with one of our experienced eye doctors. We will work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan that meets your unique needs and helps you maintain healthy vision for a lifetime.
Reference 1: Comparison of pain experience and time required for pre-planned navigated peripheral laser versus conventional multispot laser in the treatment of diabetic retinopathy - PubMed (nih.gov)
Reference 2: Comparison of conventional pattern and novel navigated panretinal photocoagulation in proliferative diabetic retinopathy - PubMed (nih.gov)