Phototherapeutic Keratectomy (PTK) is a form of laser eye surgery that is used to treat a variety of eye conditions (not including nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism). In this procedure, the doctor removes the epithelial layer of the cornea (clear part of the eye), uses an excimer laser to reshape the rest of the cornea, and places a contact lens over the eye to protect the tissue as the patient recovers from surgery. This can treat problems such as corneal irregularities, scars, or erosion of the cornea.
Zulekha Hospital Sharjah is a reputed multi-specialty hospital, with a capacity of 185 beds encompassing 32 departments and specialties operated under the highly qualified and accomplished set of doctors. This hospital, established in 1992, is a part of Zulekha Healthcare Group which was founded under the esteemed leadership of Dr. Zulekha Daud in 1964 when she started her practice in Sharjah, UAE. Zulekha Healthcare Group is a leading name in healthcare provider services, operating at the highest quality with over 3000 workforce including more than 300 experienced doctors, nurses and paramedical staff.