Ophthalmology Treatments and Procedures in Oklahoma


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At Summit Medical Center, we currently specialize in providing a wide variety of ophthalmology procedures. Find out what it is that we specialize in and what each specialty entails.

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Ophthalmology Treatments and Procedures in Oklahoma

  1. 1. Ophthalmology Treatments and Procedures in Oklahoma
  2. 2. What is Ophthalmology? • At Summit Medical Center, our ophthalmologists perform a number of procedures that include cataract surgery and much more, all at our surgical facility in Oklahoma. • Ophthalmology surgical procedures focus on a wide variety of treatments that pertain to the eye.
  3. 3. Types of Ophthalmological Procedures • Ophthalmology procedures include the following: o Anterior segment surgery o Cataract o Cornea, ocular surface, and external disease o Glaucoma o Medical retina o Neuro-ophthalmology o Ocular oncology o Oculoplastics & Orbit surgery o Ophthalmic pathology o Pediatric ophthalmology/Strabismus o Refractive surgery o Uveitis/Immunology • At Summit Medical Center, we specialize in providing those in the greater Oklahoma City area with surgeries that range from common vision- impairing illnesses to more serious pathological diseases.
  4. 4. Anterior Segment Surgery • Anterior segment surgery involves the use of lasers to treat anterior segment anomalies. • The anterior segment is the front third of the eye that includes the structures in front of the vitreous humor.
  5. 5. Cataract Surgery • Cataract surgery is the removal of the natural lens of the eye that has developed an opacification. • This is referred to as a cataract. • During the surgery, our patient’s cloudy natural lens is removed and replaced with a synthetic lens to restore the lens's transparency.
  6. 6. Cornea, Ocular Surface, and External Disease • The cornea is the transparent front part of the eye that covers the iris, pupil, and anterior chamber. • At Summit Medical Center, we can replace a damaged or diseased cornea. • We can also help treat ocular surface diseases and external disease.
  7. 7. Glaucoma • Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions that can lead to the damage of the optic nerve. • The never carries visual information from the eye to the brain. • Make sure you consult with Summit Medical Center if you are concerned about having this condition.
  8. 8. Medical Retina •Medical retina surgery mainly deals with the treatment of retinal problems through non- surgical needs.
  9. 9. Neuro-Ophthalmology • Neuro-ophthalmology is a combination specialty of both neurology and ophthalmology that deal with visual problems related to the nervous system. • We have physicians that specialize in treating diseases that deal with these types of problems that commonly relate to the nervous system.
  10. 10. Ocular Oncology • Ocular Oncology refers to the treatment of tumors that relate to the eye and its adnexa. • If you have eye cancer, it can affect every part of the eye, so if you are concerned, consult with Summit Medical Center right away.
  11. 11. Oculoplastics & Orbit Surgery • Oculoplastic surgery involves a wide variety of procedures that mainly deal with the eye socket, eyelids, tear ducts, and the face. • If you have been looking to get orbital surgery, then make sure you contact Summit Medical Center.
  12. 12. Ophthalmic Pathology • Ophthalmic pathology deals with the diagnosis and characterization of neoplastic and non- neoplastic diseases of the eyes.
  13. 13. Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus • Pediatric ophthalmology deals with the treatment of eye diseases, visual development and vision care for children. • Strabismus is a condition in which the eyes are not properly aligned with each other. o
  14. 14. Refractive Surgery • Refractive surgery is used to help improve the refractive state of the eye to decrease or eliminate the need for glasses or contact lenses.
  15. 15. Uveitis • Uveitis refers to the inflammation of the uvea, which consists of the middle, pigmented vascular structures of the eye. • It also includes the iris, ciliary body and choroid.
  16. 16. Contact Summit Medical Center Today! • At Summit Medical Center, we also specialize in bariatric surgery, pain management procedures, and much more! • For more information on all of our specialties, make sure that you visit our website. • Our team of physicians take great pride in making sure that all of our patients have continued good health and treating any vision related illnesses that can be affecting them.