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    • A CME was organised incolobauration with Vision 2020 ,  on OPeration theatre Management  on 23rd  June , 2013.

    • Mini sceral contact lenses are now included in regular sevices  at Cornea foundation.

    • Intacs for Keratoconus are started.

    • Special treatment for dry patients 

     


Cornea Grafting/ Keratoplasty

What is cornea grafting--- When cornea is diseased or has become white or gray and person is unable to see with that eye. a new cornea can be transplanted in place of the old one . That is done from the eye donations. The new transparent cornea can allow good vision.

 Who needs  cornea grafting (cornea transplant) ?

A number of conditions can be treated with a cornea transplant, including:

Ø    Thinning of the cornea

Ø    Cornea scarring, caused by infection or injury

Ø    Clouding and swelling of the cornea

Ø    Corneal haze after cataract operation.

Ø    Advanced Keratocomnus

Ø    Corneal dystrophies and  defects since birth.

Ø    Corneal ulcers, including those caused by infection

 

There are different ways for doing it.

Ø    Penetrating Keratoplasty

Ø    Lamellar keratoplasty

Ø    Therapeutic keratoplasty

Ø    DALK (Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty) 

Ø     DSEK ( Descemet\\\'s Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty)

Ø     Tattooing

Ø     Patch grafts for corneal perforations