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Symptoms of corneal conditions

Minor injuries of cornea heal by itself while major injuries may result in scarring and impaired vision.

  1. Intense pain.
  2. Blurred vision.
  3. Double vision
  4. Tearing.
  5. Redness.
  6. Extreme sensitivity to light.

Corneal conditions

  • Injuries/Trauma
  • Eye allergies
  • Keratitis.
  • Ocular herpes
  • Herpes zoster (shingles)
  • Dry eye.
  • Nutritional Deficiencies like Vitamin A
  • Corneal dystrophies – Keratoconus, Map-dot-fingerprint dystrophy, Fuch's dystrophy
  • Common diseases that can affect the cornea — Abnormal growths, autoimmune diseases, Stevens - Johnson syndrome, iridocorneal endothelial syndrome and pterygium.

Treatment

Simple corneal conditions can be treated with antibiotic or anti-inflammatory eye drops or pills. If you have advanced corneal disease, you may need an advanced treatment.

Laser treatment – In Corneal dystrophies, doctors can use a type of laser treatment called phototherapeutic keratectomy (PTK) to reshape the cornea, remove scar tissue, and make vision clearer.

Corneal transplant surgery – In case cornea is damaged and cannot be repaired, doctors can remove the damaged part and replace it with healthy corneal tissue from a donor.

Artificial cornea - As an alternative to corneal transplant, doctors can replace a damaged cornea with an artificial cornea, called a keratoprosthesis (KPro).

To schedule an appointment with our experts for Cornea Surgery In Ghatkopar, Mumbai, please call us at +91 8451045935, +91-8451045934 or visit our clinic at Address.

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