C3R Surgery In Aligarh​

Corneal collagen crosslinking (CCL) is a common surgical procedure used to improve the appearance of the eye. CCL uses riboflavin (vitamin B2) to create a crosslinked network of corneal collagen fibers. The cross-linking process results in a more elastic and durable cornea.

There are several potential benefits of CCL. First, it can improve the overall appearance of the eye by tightening and smoothing the skin over the surface of the eye. Second, crosslinking may improve the visibility of close objects by creating a stronger and more elastic cornea. Third, crosslinking may also reduce the risk of future eye diseases by strengthening the cornea’s structural proteins.

If you are interested in learning more about CCL or if you are considering this treatment as an option for your eyes, please contact our office in Aligarh. We would be happy to discuss your options with you and answer any questions that you may have.

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Procedure of C3R Eye Surgery

C3r surgery

Corneal collagen crosslinking (CCL) is a procedure that uses riboflavin (vitamin B2) to cross-link the corneal collagen. This helps to improve the strength and elasticity of the cornea, which can reduce the chances of future eye diseases. CCL is typically used to treat keratoconus, a condition in which the cornea becomes abnormally thin and steep. It is also used to treat other conditions that affect the cornea, such as progressive myopia and astigmatism. The procedure is done in a hospital under general anesthesia. 

First, the eye must be cleaned and dried. Then, the doctor will insert a small needle through the lower lid into the eye. This needle is used to inject riboflavin under pressure into the center of the lens. Next, the doctor will remove the needle and gently pull on the eyelid to close the eye. The riboflavin will continue to work for about an hour, crosslinking the corneal collagen. After one hour has passed, the patient will be allowed to return home with minimal discomfort. There may be some temporary flu-like symptoms, but these should subside within a few days.

C3R Surgery Cost In Aligarh

The cost of C3R surgery in Aligarh can vary depending on the hospital you choose and the type of surgery you need. The cost of C3R surgery in Aligarh varies between ₹25,000 to 50,000 per eye. C3R treatment is often combined with different lenses as shown below:

  • Simple C3R treatment: Riboflavin and laser is used to strengthen the cornea and treat keratoconus. Costs around ₹25000/ eye. 
  • C3R + RGP Lenses = Along with C3R, RGP or rigid contact lenses are prescribed. This gives clear eyesight without any issues. Costs around ₹30000/ eye. 
  • C3R + Scleral Lens = Along with C3R, Scleral contact lenses are prescribed. These are large contact lens that rests on the sclera and creates a tear-filled vault over the cornea. Costs around ₹35000/ eye. 
  • C3R + ICL = Along with C3R, ICL surgery is done to permanently place a lens inside eye. ICL corrects your eye power as well. Contact lenses are not needed. Costs around ₹60000/ eye. 

C3R Surgery Hospitals in Aligarh​

There are several C3R eye hospitals in Aligarh, including MantraCare Aligarh, Eye Clinic Aligarh, Eye Center Aligarh, and Eye Mantra Aligarh. EyeMantra is one of Aligarh’s leading C3R treatment center, with over 100,000 eyes operated by its doctors. Our hospitals in Aligarh are accessible from the following areas :

  • Swarna Jayanti Nagar
  • Ramghat Road
  • Marris Road
  • Sasni Gate
  • Naurangabad
  • Rasal Ganj
  • Pilkhana
  • Sir Syed Nagar
  • Tappal
  • Khair
  • Civil Lines
  • Prince Nagar
  • Usmanpura
  • GT Road
  • Begpur
  • Patwari Ka Nagla
  • Agra Road
  • Quarsi
  • University Road
  • Surendra Nagar
  • Bihari Nagar
  • Sanjay Gandhi Colony
  • Chauhapur
  • Talanagri
  • Gabhana
  • Dhanipur
  • Amir Nishan
  • Radio Colony
  • Melrose Bypass road
  • Gokuleshpuram Colony
  • Sikandrapur Cherat
  • New Vishnupuri
  • Barai
  • Harduaganj
  • Firdaus Nagar
  • Shatabdi Nagar
  • Kalyan Puram
  • Hem Chand Compound
  • Mahendra Nagar
  • Bannadevi
  • Shah Jamal
  • Masoodabad
  • Prem Nagar
  • Ashok Nagar Colony
  • Industrial Estate
  • Kuldeep Vihar
  • Manik Chowk
  • Barahdwari
  • Devi Ka Nagla
  • Nagla Bhaibeg
  • Iqra Colony
  • Alapur Garhia
  • Nagla Mansingh
  • Saheb Bagh
  • S.S Nagar
  • Jawan

Top C3R Surgery Doctors in Aligarh

Dr. Shweta Jain
Dr. Shweta Jain
Cataract, Glaucoma, LASIK
Dr. Neha Wadhwa
Dr. Neha Wadhwa
LASIK
Dr. Lalit Chaudhary
Femtosecond LASIK
Dr. Poonam Gupta
Femtosecond LASIK

Happy Patients from Aligarh after C3R Surgery

Rishi Sachdeva

“I had been dealing with constant blurred vision for the last 8 years, it was difficult to go out, work or even see if I was standing in front of a car. My doctor suggested that I came in for riboflavin crosslinking surgery and I have never regretted that decision. It has given me my life back and it is permanent.”

– Rishi (Aligarh)

Frequently Asked Questions

C3R surgery, also called corneal collagen cross-linking with riboflavin, is a treatment for keratoconus and other corneal disorders. It strengthens the cornea by creating new bonds between its collagen fibers. This makes the cornea more resistant to changes in shape. MantraCare Aligarh offers one of the best facilities and doctors for C3R treatment. 

There are a few potential side effects of C3R surgery. These include:

  • Infection: The chances of developing an infection after c3r surgery are low, but it is still a possibility.
  • Scarring: Surgery may result in scarring. The amount and severity of scarring will depend on the individual.
  • Bleeding: There is a small risk of bleeding during or after surgery.
  • Nerve damage: There is a very small risk that nerves can be damaged during surgery. 
  • Pain: Some people experience pain after c3r surgery, although this is usually mild and manageable

At MantraCare Aligarh, C3R surgery costs around Rs. 20,000/ eye. The cost varies based on the complexity of the case. We also offer insurance and EMI facilities for C3R surgery.

C3r surgery recovery time can vary depending on the individual. However, most people can expect to be back to their normal activities within 2-4 weeks. 

Mantracare is the best hospital for Holcomb C3R treatment in Aligarh. They have top C3R doctors with over 20,000+ satisfied clients.