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CORNEA- KERATOCONUS AND CORNEAL TRANSPLANT

The front black / brown looking round portion of eye is called Cornea. It is surrounded by white looking Sclera. Actually a healthy Cornea is transparent. The black or brown hue is due to color of iris inside the eye which is visible through transparent  cornea Corneal transparency is most important for a person to be able to  see, as light rays passes through it, then  via pupil , through lens and vitreous to reach retina where photo of an object is formed.

In certain condition cornea loses its transparency which is mostly visible as white opacity on cornea. This leads to partial or total blindness. Such conditions are—

  • Corneal ulcers-infective or non-infective

  • Corneal Dystrophies.

  • Corneal Degenerations.

  • Trauma- Penetrating, Chemical, Thermal.

  • Age related changes.

  • Tumours & Growths

Result

At AcuraVision Clinics we provide full range of Corneal Treatment modalities like.

  • Corneal cross linking for Keratoconus.

  • Conjunctival Autografting.

  • Amniotic Membrane Grafting.

  • Corneal grafting- PK, DLK, DESEK.

  • Intrastromal Ring Implantation for Keratoconus.

  • Contact Lens.

  • Corneal Repair.

  • Corneal Ulcer Treatment.

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