Telangana CM undergoes Laser Cataract procedure at Centre For Sight, Delhi
Hyderabad/New Delhi, September 07, 2017. Chief Minister of Telangana, K Chandrashekhar Rao underwent a Cataract Surgery on 6th September in Centre for Sight, New Delhi.
He wasoperated by renowned eye specialist Dr. Mahipal S. Sachdev, the Chairman &Medical Director of Centre for Sight and a Padamshree awardee. The CM hadundergone Femto laser Cataract surgery which is by far the best and safestbecause it is blade free, bloodless, painless, stitchless, injection less,walk-in-walk-Out procedure.
Speakingabout the same, Dr. MahipalSachdev shared “The operation was asuccess and respected CM is doing fine on his first post-operative visit todayon 7th September 2017. He will visit us again tomorrow forpost-operative care before going back to Hyderabad and can resume his work fromnext day onwards”. This is not the first time that Dr. Mahipal Sachdev hasoperated CM KCR. CM’s left eye was also operated by Dr. Sachdev 5 years back.Mr.Rao has been under the care of Dr. Mahipal Sachdev for last 10 years when hewas a member of parliament, Union & Cabinet Minister and still believes inDr. Mahipal Sachdev’sexpertise in the field. Telangana CM and Dr. Mahipal Sachdev of Centre ofSight, shares a very cordial relation, a true example of patient-doctorrelationship.
Dr. Mahipaladded, “This is an honour for me and for Centre for Sight that people of suchstature entrusts us with their eye care needs. CFS has always strived to offerthe very best to its patients and will continue to serve to the best of ourability.”
BesidesKalvakuntlaTaraka Rama Rao (Cabinet Minister- Information Technology (IT), MunicipalAdministration and Urban Development (MAUD), Textiles and NRIAffairs), Nizamabad MP and daughter K. Kavitha, minister and nephew T.Harish Rao and other family members and ministers were present in the Centrefor Sight Eye Hospital when Hon’ble CM underwent the surgery which lasted forabout half-an-hour.
Talkingabout the procedure, Dr. Mahipal explained “Over the years, cataract surgeryhas evolved from a vision “restorative” surgery to a “refractive” surgery-aiming to provide enhanced visual outcomes and reduce or eliminate thepatients’ dependence on glasses. The traditional Phacoemulsification stitchlesscataract surgery is a manual technique where in cuts were made onto corneausing a hand held blade. The femtosecond laser aims to convert this manual,multi-step, multi- tool procedure to one with laser created, computercontrolled precision. The critical high resolution eye image mapping andmeasurements that are used to plan & perform the surgery to exactspecifications are not attainable with traditional surgery. In Femtosecond,certain aspects of cataract surgery are automatically programmed and monitoredby the computer.